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OKG Newsletter


Topic: John

House party

The race in House District 88 is a tight one, with four Democrats fighting for the vote.


News

Ben Felder

Editor’s Note: Pick up a copy of next week’s Oklahoma Gazette for a preview of Senate primary races, including a closer look at the Republican race in District 40.

 
Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Public schools need improvement now


Commentary

John Thompson

School “reform” is a legacy of “liberal PTSD from losing the War on Poverty.”

 
Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Gibbon’s campaign hits double boom


News

Gazette staff

John Gibbons, owner of OKC’s The Boom Boom Room, received a double boom to his state House campaign last week.

 
Tuesday, June 10, 2014

The education factor

Oklahoma’s June 24 primary vote is especially important for the state superintendent of public instruction.


News

Ben Felder
As Joy Hofmeister discussed her views on high-stakes testing and the need for more school funding, Joe Dorman sat several feet away and politely clapped.
 
Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Primary school

There’s a lot to learn from last week’s primary races. Sophia and Dunnington advance to a runoff in the Democratic primary, educators rally around a new Republican candidate and minority candidates attempt to break new ground.


News

Ben Felder
Jason Dunnington and Paula Sophia held watch parties at next-door establishments last week in the Plaza District, which was fitting — and convenient for reporters — as the two Democratic candidates would emerge from the House District 88 primary as the top vote-getters in a hotly contested race that will decide the next representative.
 
Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Education for the people


Commentary

John Thompson
The victories of Republican State Superintendent candidate Joy Hofmeister and the two Democrats, John Cox and Freda Deskin, are a part of the grassroots revolt by liberals and conservatives against test-driven, market-driven school “reform.”
 
Wednesday, July 9, 2014
 
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