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OKG Newsletter


Topic: Education

Rose State celebrates 20 years of poetry readings


News

Rod Lott
For a meter dash where the only running is that of the mouth, head to Rose State College for the 20th annual "Poetry at Rose" reading. Scheduled for 7 p.m. Friday in the campus's H.B. Atkinson Theatr...
 
Thursday, January 24, 2008

Porter, Hudson resign their positions


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Emily Jerman
Former Superintendent John Q. Porter and Oklahoma City Public Schools board Chairman Cliff Hudson both resigned today as part of a settlement agreement approved during a 4 p.m. special meeting.  ...
 
Thursday, January 24, 2008

Henry, dignitaries celebrate release of Oklahoma's quarter


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Gazette staff
Gov. Brad Henry and Acting Director of the U.S. Mint Dan Shaver celebrated the release of the State of Oklahoma quarter release today at the Oklahoma History Center.   Oklahoma's coin was the...
 
Tuesday, January 29, 2008

Former Westminster teacher aiding education of West African village


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Emily Jerman
Alice Azumi Iddi-Gubbels " a native of northeastern Ghana, but more recently a teacher at Westminster School in Oklahoma City " has established Pambe Ghana, a new nonprofit charged with changing educa...
 
Thursday, February 7, 2008

City Council approves TIF funds, defers school district decision


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Gazette staff
The Oklahoma City Council today unanimously approved an allocation of a little more than $1 million of Downtown/MAPS Economic Development Project Plan TIF No. 2 Funds for "residential development cost...
 
Wednesday, February 13, 2008

Funding issues could stall completion of American Indian museum


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Randall Turk
Since 2006, when construction began for the American Indian Cultural Center & Museum, progress has been slowed by the course of the Oklahoma River and the prospect of dammed-up state and federal f...
 
Thursday, February 14, 2008

Jeopardy!' hits Oklahoma classrooms with donated games


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Joanna Rus
The syndicated television game show "Jeopardy!" has teamed up with Devon Energy and KFOR-TV Channel 4 to donate 15 "Jeopardy!"-inspired educational computer programs per month to classrooms around the...
 
Wednesday, February 27, 2008

Boren outlines remedies for broken political system in new book


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Randall Turk
University of Oklahoma President David Boren thinks the political system is still the country's best source of hope. But he also says it's long overdue for a makeover. In his new book, "A Letter to A...
 
Thursday, February 28, 2008

Media ethics to be explored at two-day UCO seminar


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Emily Jerman
When University of Oklahoma journalism professor and grad studies director David Craig tells new acquaintances his area of specialty " ethics in the media " he gets a common response: laughter. Peopl...
 
Thursday, March 13, 2008

Vince Gill plans concert at former OKC elementary school


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Gazette staff
The auditorium at an 80-year-old Oklahoma City elementary school will be renovated thanks to a concert performed by one of its former students Thursday night.   Country music star and Oklahoma ...
 
Thursday, March 27, 2008
 
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