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OKG Newsletter


Topic: superintendent

Head of the class

A handful of OKC-area schools make Newsweek’s list of top high schools in the nation.


News

Gazette staff
Several Oklahoma City metro schools were named by Newsweek as among the 1,000 best high schools in the country.
 
Monday, May 21, 2012

Degrading the grade

Plans to evaluate schools statewide with letter grades are delayed after protests from superintendents.


News

Tim Farley
The controversy over Oklahoma’s new A-F grading system for public schools is brewing stronger than a witch’s potion on Halloween. The State Department of Education on Oct. 8 delayed a vote to issue a public release of the school grades, but told district superintendents they could release the grades voluntarily.
 
Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Appoint of order


CFN

Gazette staff
The grapes might be dangerously sour after sitting idle for nearly two years for the state superintendent runner-up, Sen. Susan Paddack, D-Ada.
 
Wednesday, January 30, 2013

D-graded


CFN

Gazette staff
Pop quiz: Did the authors of a study finding significant flaws in Oklahoma’s A-F grading system for schools renounce their findings?
 
Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Failing forethought

The A-F school grading system also shows which schools might need the most resources — internal and external — to succeed.


News

Tim Farley
Hunger, poor living conditions and an unstable family life impact a child’s ability to learn more than classroom teaching, studies from education experts show.
 
Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Wish Lists


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Gazette staff
What do local notables want this holiday season? Well, Oklahoma Gazette asked ’em. And they told us. Imagine that!  We passed along these lists to Mr. Claus to do with as he sees fit. But for now, we’re reading the list — some of it twice, because it’s that good. We talked to everyone from adult film stars to leading conservative politicians to get insight — and a laugh — from our leading locals. Happy holidays! — Jennifer Chancellor
 
Monday, December 23, 2013

Neu guy

The new superintendent of Oklahoma City Public Schools, Robert Neu, says he’s ready to help smooth the system’s rough trek.


News

Ben Felder
Robert Neu’s journey to Oklahoma City began years ago by looking into broken eyes.
 
Friday, June 6, 2014

School board votes down contract with enterprise schools


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Ben Felder
The waiving of a 5 percent administration fee for two enterprise schools in Oklahoma City caused half of the school board to vote against a contract renewal two weeks before school is scheduled to start.
 
Tuesday, July 22, 2014
 
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