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OKG Newsletter


Topic: board

Year-round learning


News

Clifton Adcock
The Oklahoma City school board approved a new district-wide learning calendar aimed at re-focusing academics.
 
Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Passing the gavel


News

Clifton Adcock
State Superintendent Sandy Garrett cast the deciding vote at her final state Board of Education meeting.
 
Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Board games

Now you know what the school board does!


CFN

Gazette staff
The meeting, Barresi’s first as chair of the board, quickly turned into a sandbox of heated exchanges, name-calling and general animosity between Barresi and the members of the board over some of the official’s nominees in the state Department of Education.
 
Wednesday, February 2, 2011

Private and public

After the state Board of Education stalled their hiring, staffers for new Superintendent Janet Barresi will be paid by private funds.


News

Clifton Adcock
Meanwhile, Barresi asked Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt to look into possible Open Meetings Act violations by the board, alleging the push-back appeared orchestrated and pre-planned. State law prohibits a quorum of a public body to discuss public business without a posted agenda.
 
Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Means business

OKCPS school board not as exciting as state board


CFN

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The Oklahoma City Public Schools’ Board of Education will have a new face, after an incumbent was unseated during the Feb. 9 elections.
 
Wednesday, February 16, 2011

State of flux

The function and makeup of the State Board of Education are in question as the body grapples with future budget woes.


News

Clifton Adcock
Next year’s education budget could see a greater funding cut than the 2.9 percent reduction laid out in Gov. Mary Fallin’s budget because of federal funds running dry, Oklahoma State Board of Education members were told at its Feb. 24 meeting.
 
Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Bite Size

2011 board named


Bite Size

Carol Smaglinski
The Oklahoma Restaurant Association (ORA) installed the 2011 board of directors. Named to the executive committee were: Chairman Jim Sellers of The Artichoke Restaurant, Langley; Vice Chairman/ Treasurer Michel Buthion of La Baguette; Second Vice Chairperson Kathy Bondy of Arby’s/U.S. Beef Corp., Tulsa.
 
Wednesday, March 9, 2011

These Amazing Shadows

‘These Amazing Shadows’ documents American efforts to preserve classic films, which in turn document our nation’s cultural history.


Documentary

Rod Lott
These Amazing Shadows
5:30 and 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday
Oklahoma City Museum of Art, 415 Couch
OKCMOA.com, 236-3100
$8
 
Wednesday, June 1, 2011
 
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