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Oklahoma State Department of Education Superintendent Joy Hofmeister. (Garett Fisbeck / file)

Oklahoma’s college students spend over $22 million more to learn what they didn’t master in high school

Oklahoma’s college students spend over $22 million more to learn what they didn’t master in high school

In Oklahoma, remediation costs $22.2 million annually in extra tuition, according to a Center for American Progress report.

Devery Youngblood | Photo Garett Fisbeck

Oklahoma Tomorrow vows to protect funding for higher education

Private sector employers and organizations stress the need for employees with higher education degrees.

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Letters to the Editor: Dec. 14, 2016

I truly wanted to thank Mrs. Anderson and tell her how much reading her letter meant to me, a lower-income Native female scared of the next four years. It is so nice to know that there are people out there who truly know the consequences of what we’ve let happen to our country.

Principal, Mylissa Hall, and two AP students pose for a photo at Southeast High School on Wednesday, September 21, 2016 in Oklahoma City.  (Emmy Verdin)

Oklahoma City Public Schools expands its advanced placement program

The school district strives to expand advanced placement classes and enable low-income and minority students to enroll.

Carlos Rubio, born in Mexico and raised in Tulsa, began his studies at the University of Oklahoma last month. | Photo Laura Eastes

High-achieving undocumented immigrant students work hard with hopes of future citizenship

“I knew I could attend a university and be successful,” Rubio said. “The possibility is out there.”

Al McAffrey on the Oklahoma State House of Representatives floor, 1-30-12.  Mark Hancock

Tom Guild faces Al McAffrey in runoff election

Guild and McAffrey vie to represent Oklahoma’s 5th Congressional District.

Mode in Oklahoma City, Wednesday, July 20, 2016.  (Garett Fisbeck)

OKG Shop: back to school/tax-free weekend

Going back to school means buying new clothes, backpacks, tote bags, accessories and formal wear.

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