Candidate Ralph Crawford participated in an Oklahoma Gazette Q&A in anticipation of the upcoming special election for House District 85.
But a collection of small victories during the first few months began to give Wilkins the sense she was capable of becoming a good teacher, including a turning point with the boy.
I am a white female, and I am privileged. I got my first job before I was old enough to have a driver’s license, and I’ve worked ever since. I graduated from an excellent public high school and then a public college. I’m fortunate to work full-time, with benefits, in my chosen career field. My…
The State Department of Education has thrown out writing tests for the second year in a row.
Workers renovating Emerson High School found 100-year-old chalkboard drawings.
Art, education I feel great empathy with Oklahoma City Public Schools’ (OKCPS) efforts to provide equitable arts funding (News, Education, “Creative funding,” Ben Felder, May 20, Oklahoma Gazette). I know the value of making arts part of school curriculum. I was principal of an initial Oklahoma A+ school, and then was statewide director of OKA+.…
Forty-four percent of the state’s black school-age children live in poverty, compared to 17 percent rate of white children, according to the National Center for Children in Poverty.
Without uniting these cities on important issues, we might lose our ability to put our state on the map in a positive light.
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Following an inquiry by Oklahoma Gazette, Oklahoma City Public Schools said it was a mistake to invite a city councilman into its executive session Monday night and it has reported the incident to the district attorney.