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OKG Newsletter


Topic: early childhood education

Drive a car, learn to read


Commentary

Ramona Paul
Thank heaven for little girls — and boys!
 
Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Candidates and early childhood education


Commentary

Craig Knutson
With 90 percent of brain development occurring in the first three years of life, investing in early childhood may be one of the most crucial steps toward establishing long-term economic success of our state. Mental, physical and psychological and social skills can be either stunted or nurtured by the quality of parenting and child care received by Oklahoma infants and toddlers.
 
Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Head of the class


CFN

Gazette staff
Oklahoma gets so much national attention for dubious achievements — obesity, lack of health insurance, Sally Kern — it’s worth taking stock when a media outlet of some repute actually gives us an attaboy. In this case, the affirmation was courtesy PRI’s This American Life, which recently spotlighted the Sooner state for its widely lauded preschool program.
 
Wednesday, November 7, 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

Embracing early childhood education


Letters to the Editor

John Thompson
President Obama did not explicitly renounce his risky, first-term, test-driven policies that have caused so much harm to poor children of color in Oklahoma City and other districts, but he did the next best thing. His new priority is a researched-based call for high-quality early education.
 
Wednesday, March 6, 2013

Kid stuff

While the well-being of Oklahoma children has improved, according to a national study, childhood poverty remains a problem.


News

Peter Wright
A new report by a national children’s watchdog group found mixed signals for the well-being of kids in Oklahoma. The state has shown improvement in some health and education categories, while failing to buck a national trend of increasing childhood poverty.
 
Wednesday, June 26, 2013
 
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