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OKG Newsletter


Topic: brad henry

Testing, testing

A new requirement for high school graduation is meeting resistance.


News

Phil Bacharach
Seven years ago, Gov. Brad Henry signed into law a set of education reforms that included a requirement for high school students to pass at least four of seven end-of-instruction exams as a condition for graduation. Now that mandate finally is slated to take effect this year, and some opponents of the measure want it scrapped.
 
Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Building brains

OKC public schools strengthen early childhood education while the state’s program basks in the national spotlight.


News

Tim Farley
Oklahoma City’s public school leaders are looking to the future by investing in their youngest students and hiring 120 full-day pre-kindergarten teachers.
 
Wednesday, March 6, 2013

Lottery limbo

With the lottery’s future uncertain, Oklahoma lottery officials scramble for ways to increase the games’ popularity and help schools statewide.


News

Peter Wright
When the Oklahoma Lottery’s first instant ticket was sold in October 2005, the odds were that the numbers underneath the scratch-off film would be worthless to whoever bought it. Yet the dollar exchanged for that card was intended to be the first of millions raised for education.
 
Tuesday, March 26, 2013

'Do You Realize??' we have no rock song?


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Gazette staff
It's rock ’n’ roll chaos in Oklahoma. The state no longer has an official rock song.
 
Friday, April 12, 2013
 
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