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OKC National Memorial & Museum’s summer camp teaches students about the importance of STEM careers

OKC National Memorial & Museum’s summer camp teaches students about the importance of STEM careers

The camp partners with the University of Central Oklahoma’s Forensic Science Institute to teach students about the fundamentals of forensic practices.

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Chicken-Fried News: Emergency education

The state Legislature failed to pass a bill for a penny sales tax toward education; meanwhile, the state issued 1,100 emergency teacher certifications and still has vacancies.


Warrior-Scholar Project hosts an academic boot camp at OU

“When you’re a first-generation college student, that distinction is not so clear,” Ellington said of the choice between for-profit colleges and accredited institutions like OU.

Alexandra Molina and Vanessa Ramos talk about their experiences with EXCELerate Dove at OSU-OKC, Tuesday, June 13, 2017.  (Garett Fisbeck)

OSU-OKC and Dove Science Academy team up for early college program

The program will enable high school students to graduate with their associate’s degree.

Oklahoma City Ward 2 Councilman, Ed Shadid, during the recent debate concerning panhandleing, 12-8-15, at City Hall in Downtown OKC.  (Mark Hancock)

As the Oklahoma City Council prepares sales tax and bond propositions, conversations continue about how best to spend the funds

Some want the money to fund infrastructure improvements, and others believe the money should go to schools.


Chicken-Fried News: Ideal budget

The governor said the not ideal budget bill was not ideal days before it passed, and other lawmakers agreed.

The next Raindrop Turkish House Community Ramadan Dinner is June 13. (Raindrop Turkish House / provided)

Serving peace: Raindrop Foundation hosts Ramadan dinner to promote understanding and harmony

“Most people may not know that, besides fasting, Ramadan is a month of sharing and generosity. It is our obligation,” Akkus said.

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