Tim McLaughlin, founder of Fields and Futures, remembers taking a bus
tour with the Wes Welker Foundation to see the athletic fields of the
Oklahoma City School District in order to determine which ones would get
Parents who lost children in May 20 tornadoes are fighting mad about what they feel are attempts to sabotage their attempt to get storm shelters built in schools.
News Tim Farley
Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin and Attorney General Scott Pruitt are trying to sabotage a citizen-led effort to place storm shelters in every public school, say two mothers whose children perished in the May 20 tornado.
Letters to the Editor Doug Rixmann
son came home with a project from school about whether we should have a
“cradle-to-grave” system or not. He was the only one choosing to argue
against it — the only one.
Commentary Gene Perry
Oklahoma’s education debate spends a lot of time on a few familiar subjects: education funding vs. tax cuts, vouchers and charters vs. traditional public schools and high-stakes testing vs. letting teachers teach.
CFN Gazette staff
Students at the University of Oklahoma have been making art for 100
years — what have you been doing? The School of Art and Art History will
hold its annual art show Jan. 14 and celebrate its centennial with a
public reception and awards ceremony.
Commentary Brady Henderson
There was a time in America when Christmas was illegal. In colonial New
England, the opening salvo of the socalled “War on Christmas” came not
from atheists, Jews or civil libertarians but from the same Puritan
Christian pilgrims who gave America Thanksgiving.