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Zoe Anderson reads for Blair Lanning, volunteer coordinator at Opportunities Industrialization Center, in Oklahoma City, Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015.  (Garett Fisbeck)

Local organizations help adults learn to read

Local organizations help adults learn to read

Volunteers and employees of local literacy organizations band together to put an end to adult illiteracy.


Commentary: Teaching all students

Nationwide, minority enrollment (Latino, African-American and Asian combined) in public schools is expected to surpass white student enrollment, according to an Aug. 19 report from Education Week and data from the National Center for Education Statistics. This is largely due to Hispanic community growth and is a reality that mirrors what Oklahoma City Public Schools


Commentary: The truth about Planned Parenthood

Planned Parenthood is the nation’s largest provider of sex education and women’s health care. It helps an estimated 10 million women across the globe each year. In 2011, 97 percent of its worldwide services involved things like Pap smears, education, pregnancy tests, STI and STD testing (including HIV and AIDS). Thirty-five percent of its services are contraceptive in nature

New Mid-Del Public Schools Superintendent, Rick Cobb, started his new job Monday, August 3, coming from Moore Public Schools.  mh

Education blogger is new superintendent of Mid-Del Public Schools

Rick Cobb makes the move from formerly anonymous state education blogger to Mid-Del superintendent.

Letters to the Editor: July 29, 2015

Oklahoma Gazette provides an open forum for the discussion of all points of view in its Letters to the Editor section. The Gazette reserves the right to edit letters for length and clarity. Letters can be mailed, faxed, emailed to jchancellor@okgazette.com or sent online at okgazette.com. Include a city of residence and contact number for

Children perform as a celebration of the last of the STEAM program at Eugene Field Elementary in Oklahoma City, Thursday, July 9, 2015.  (Garett Fisbeck)

Plaza District schools plan for growth as the district is revived

The growth and sense of community in the Plaza District has inspired the district’s schools and offered new challenges.

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