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OKG Newsletter


Topic: education

Oklahoma State athletic director announces resignation of men's basketball coach


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Gazette staff
Oklahoma State University Vice President of Athletics Mike Holder announced today that he and OSU head men's basketball coach Sean Sutton mutually agreed on a new direction for the OSU program.  ...
 
Wednesday, April 2, 2008

D.A. investigation into Porter reveals thought process of school board members


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Emily Jerman
According to board member Gail Vines in Oklahoma County District Attorney David Prater's investigation report, former Oklahoma City Public Schools Superintendent John Q. Porter tried to create positio...
 
Thursday, April 10, 2008

Governor approves emergency funds for public schools


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Gazette staff
Gov. Brad Henry's office announced today he approved $11.5 million in emergency funding for Oklahoma public schools.   An official statement also said Henry indicated kindergarten through 12th...
 
Saturday, April 5, 2008

Jones gets new storm shelter


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Joanna Rus
After a fire destroyed Jones High School last December, the tight-knit community continues to bounce back from tragedy " and enlisting a new zone of safety. With the high school gymnasium now gone, t...
 
Friday, April 18, 2008

American Indian organization calls for Land Run re-enactment ban


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Emily Jerman
On the anniversary of the Land Run of 1889, representatives of an American Indian organization are asking the state to ban re-enactments of the event in public schools. S.P.I.R.I.T., or Society to Pr...
 
Wednesday, April 23, 2008

New workout equipment worth the 'weight' at John Marshall


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Emily Jerman
With one counting off "uno, dos , tres," a handful of John Marshall High School students cut a ribbon to dedicate the school's newly equipped weight room Tuesday, made possible through alumni donation...
 
Thursday, April 24, 2008

John Marshall principal leaving after first year


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Emily Jerman
John Marshall High School Principal Corey Harris is stepping down from his Oklahoma City Public Schools position after this school year ends. The administrator has indicated he intends to finish his d...
 
Wednesday, May 14, 2008

John Marshall principal withdraws resignation


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Emily Jerman
New John Marshall High School Principal Corey Harris has decided to remain in the post next fall, an Oklahoma City Public Schools spokeswoman confirmed Tuesday. Harris had announced earlier in May th...
 
Wednesday, May 28, 2008

OU religious studies program has new head honcho


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Greg Horton
Charles Kimball, the former chair of the religious studies department at Wake Forest University and author of "When Religion Becomes Evil," will assume his new position as director of the religious st...
 
Thursday, June 12, 2008

OKCPS board chairman-elect talks about MAPS for Kids


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Emily Jerman
Former Oklahoma City Mayor Kirk Humphreys likes to quote a saying he gleaned from another metro mover and shaker: "Never climb a ladder leaning toward you; never kiss a girl leaning away from you; and...
 
Thursday, June 19, 2008
 
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