Education articles

‘Oklahoma education is not underfunded’

Kurt Hochenauer (Commentary, “At what price?”) continues to spout the liberal talking points about Oklahoma not spending enough on education.   Oklahoma ranks 14th nationally with regard to the amount of money spent on education as a ratio to personal income. Oklahoma education is not underfunded. He complains about per-pupil spending and cites the Oklahoma

Warr Acres to use fun fair as a safety education tool

Warr Acres Safety Fair10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday3800 N. Macarthur http://www.cityofwarracres.com The Warr Acres community is out to prove that learning about safety can be fun. Saturday’s inaugural Warr Acres Safety Fair brings together the city’s police and fire departments along with Oklahoma Highway Patrol and EMSA members to give kids a fun and

Religious education

I read with both great interest and amusement Douglas L. Thompson’s letter (“Freedom of religion does not mean freedom from religion,” April 21, 2010, Gazette). His letter makes a masterful statement of the woeful lack of knowledge about history, both American and world. His own statement that as of 1787 that 99.8 percent of the

An Education

A little learning is a dangerous thing, and a lot can be pretty damn devastating. That’s certainly the case in Danish director Lone Scherfig’s “An Education,” which is built around a superb, supple screenplay by novelist Nick Hornby  and carried by a stellar cast’s consistently fine acting. At the core of Scherfig’s film is the

Ambivalent education

It’s not the intention of this Gazette letter to beat a dead horse; however, there has been much debate about the Genesis/intelligent design/ Darwinism/Big Bang/etc. systems, and their place in education. What is interesting is that the contentions usually end up in mudslinging and efforts to debunk the opposition, without providing good support for one’s

An Education’ teaches different social studies in supple send-up to youth culture and rebellion

A little learning is a dangerous thing, and a lot can be pretty damn devastating. That’s certainly the case in Danish director Lone Scherfig’s “An Education,” which is built around a superb, supple screenplay by novelist Nick Hornby (“High Fidelity,” “About a Boy”) and carried by a stellar cast’s consistently fine acting. The film screens

Do not sacrifice public education

The state’s economy is going from bad to worse. Shortsighted spending has left us facing the most serious crisis in fiscal responsibility in history. The failures by Oklahoma’s Legislature ” the highest paid regionally ” to incorporate long-term incentives, government and educational reforms, and diversification of our industry base have left us hanging out to

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