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OKG Newsletter


Topic: education

OKC literacy programs reach out to nonreaders


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Renee Selanders
At 25 years old, Angela Vermillion is already an expert. Unable to solve simple math problems at her Taco Mayo job, Vermillion began mastering the art of concealing her shortcomings. She disguised her...
 
Thursday, June 26, 2008

Oklahoma History Center combing through Kerr-McGee collection


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Scott Cooper
It has taken several months to complete, but the Oklahoma History Center has put together a collection of one of the state's giant enterprises. The Kerr-McGee collection, which took several moving tru...
 
Thursday, July 3, 2008

OKCPS hires new superintendent


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Gazette staff
Oklahoma City Public Schools announced today the board has selected Karl Springer to be the next superintendent. "We are excited about the leadership and vision Karl will provide for the district and...
 
Tuesday, July 8, 2008

Landmark Oklahoma company's files set off historian's radar


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Scott Cooper
Is it possible to tell the story of Oklahoma through the history of one company? Bob Blackburn thinks so. VERBATIMCOLLECTION The executive director of the Oklahoma Historical Society and his entire ...
 
Thursday, July 10, 2008

Oklahoma college presidents not signing drinking-age petition


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Greg Horton
Presidents at more than 100 American universities, including some very prominent schools, are calling on elected officials to "support an informed and dispassionate debate" concerning the impact of th...
 
Thursday, August 28, 2008

Metro OKC's major universities offer wireless Internet to students


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Joe Wertz
Lance Gill doesn't describe himself as a heavy Internet user, but just the thought of an interrupted connection makes him anxious. "I have an iPhone, and if I can't get the Web for even a day I feel...
 
Thursday, August 28, 2008

Collegians campaign for political candidates


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Scott Cooper
For Nathan Atkins, a high school teacher spurred him to be politically active. Hayley Moore's inspiration came from her family. And for Christine Gonzales, President George W. Bush brought out the pol...
 
Thursday, August 28, 2008

Thatcher Hoffman Smith Prize honors creative process with $40,000 award


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Renee Selanders
One Oklahoman's credo inspired his daughter to acknowledge and support the creativity of others in the nation, putting Oklahoma and the University of Oklahoma at the heart of it all. As a young girl,...
 
Thursday, September 11, 2008

OCU's Meinders School of Business hosts buddhist conference


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Greg Horton
Buddhists from around Oklahoma will gather at Meinders School of Business on the Oklahoma City University campus Friday evening and all-day Saturday for the 10th annual Oklahoma Buddhist Conference. T...
 
Thursday, October 2, 2008

Supply program assists OKC Public Schools' teachers


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Did you know that one in every three teachers spends at least $1,000 a year for school supplies, and that first-year teachers spend up to 40 percent more to put together their classroom? This money, a...
 
Thursday, October 9, 2008
 
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