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Sandino Thompson, community member on OKCPS Northeast Task Force, poses for a photo at F.D. Moon, Friday, Feb. 17, 2017.  (Garett Fisbeck)

Local task force focuses on improving students’ lives

Local task force focuses on improving students’ lives

OKCPS’ Northeast Task Force works to develop recommendations for change in northeast Oklahoma City schools.

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.

Lori Zehnder's 3rd grade classroom at Linwood Elementary School with Donors Choose supplies in forground, 8-27-15.  (Mark Hancock)

Voters consider education tax and review lottery promises

State Question 779 would bolster education funding with a 1 percent rise in sales and use tax.

Dave Bond, CEO of OCPA IMPACT, at his offices in Oklahoma City, Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2016.  (Garett Fisbeck)

State Question 779 sparks debate over sales tax

State Question 779 would utilize a 1 percent sales tax to fund the Education Improvement Fund.

Tweet heat

The March 15 tweet was part of an exchange between Shannon and Mickey Hepner, dean of the college of business administration at the University of Central Oklahoma. After Shannon remarked that Oklahoma would stand against the Affordable Care Act, Hepner tweeted that the Constitution prohibits the state from ignoring federal laws. Shannon replied with a

Loan rangers

OU campus Credit: Mark Hancock A big chunk of that, not surprisingly, is the tab for college loans. Since 2008, the study found that student loan debt has “increased by $303 billion, while other forms of debt fell a combined $1.6 trillion.” In the aftermath of the worst recession since the Great Depression, young college

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