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OKG Newsletter


Topic: education

Former mayor, current rocker to be feted at public school awards


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Emily Jerman
A former mayor, architectural engineer, community volunteer and alt-rocker " all products of Oklahoma City Public Schools " will get props Thursday for their contributions to the city and their fields...
 
Wednesday, October 24, 2007

Harding Fine Arts Center opens house


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Gazette staff
Harding Fine Arts Center, 3333 N. Shartel, will host an open house for prospective students 7-8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 6. The center will serve ninth-through 12th-graders next fall.   Principal ...
 
Friday, November 2, 2007

Playwright Albee to speak at OCU


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Lauren Parajohn
What do Jane Goodall, Kurt Vonnegut Jr. and Robert F. Kennedy Jr. all have in common? They've been a part of Oklahoma City University's Distinguished Speaker Series, and this week, America's leading...
 
Thursday, November 8, 2007

Statehood celebration protested by American Indians


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Emily Jerman
A large group of American Indian people, wearing red armbands suggesting solidarity, gathered to protest telling only one side of Oklahoma history Friday outside the state Capitol.  While crowds ...
 
Saturday, November 17, 2007

Regents unanimously select new Oklahoma State President


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Gazette staff
Oklahoma State University announced today the OSU/A&M Regents voted unanimously to select V. Burns Hargis at the school's 18th president at a special meeting in Stillwater.   "I love this u...
 
Wednesday, December 5, 2007

Omniplex's name change affirms commitment to science education


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Charles Martin
One name change later, Omniplex is now known as Science Museum Oklahoma " all part of a reinvigorated mission to make the site a more vital tool for the educational community to psych children up ab...
 
Thursday, December 6, 2007

Students sought for free transportation industry program


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Emily Jerman
The application deadline is approaching for Oklahoma high school students interested in participating in a free summer program highlighting the transportation industry, June 1-26. Hosted by Langston...
 
Friday, January 4, 2008

School superintendent's suspension causes heated board meeting


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Emily Jerman
A meeting that originally slated approving MAPS for Kids design reports turned into a forum for voicing anger and frustration to the Oklahoma City Public Schools board Monday night. Nineteen communit...
 
Wednesday, January 9, 2008

Report: Council member questioned bid process in Porter's former district


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Emily Jerman
Lack of competitive bidding over reading program software was questioned in suspended Superintendent John Q. Porter's former school system while he was there, according to a Washington Post report. F...
 
Thursday, January 10, 2008

Hudson offers to resign if Porter does the same


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Rob Collins
According to a brief 185-word statement released by The Gooden Group, the chairman of the Oklahoma City Public Schools Board of Education, Cliff Hudson, has offered to resign if current Superintendent...
 
Friday, January 11, 2008
 
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