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Failing forethought

Researchers contend that crushing poverty is more significant than failing public schools or bad teachers. Two years ago, a Stanford University study documented the new “income achievement gap.” The report showed family income is the “biggest determining factor in a student’s academic achievement.” The same year, writer Joanna Barkan published a report in Dissent Magazine

D-graded

Credit: Brad Gregg A. Yes B. No C. Spaghetti If you answered B, congratulations. You scored better than state Superintendent Janet Barresi. According to the Tulsa World, Barresi told the Republican Women’s Club of Tulsa County on Feb. 12 that University of Oklahoma and Oklahoma State University research scientists who authored the aforementioned report had

D-graded

Credit: Brad Gregg A. Yes B. No C. Spaghetti If you answered B, congratulations. You scored better than state Superintendent Janet Barresi. According to the Tulsa World, Barresi told the Republican Women’s Club of Tulsa County on Feb. 12 that University of Oklahoma and Oklahoma State University research scientists who authored the aforementioned report had

Appoint of order

Credit: Brad Gregg Paddack, who lost that 2010 election to Janet Barresi, has filed a joint resolution to make the job appointive instead of elective. The legislator has said the proposal — which would also make the offices of insurance and labor commissioners appointed positions — has nothing whatsoever to do with that previous race.

Appoint of order

Credit: Brad Gregg Paddack, who lost that 2010 election to Janet Barresi, has filed a joint resolution to make the job appointive instead of elective. The legislator has said the proposal — which would also make the offices of insurance and labor commissioners appointed positions — has nothing whatsoever to do with that previous race.

Degrading the grade

Most districts have opted not to release the grades until the State Board of Education certifies them at its Oct. 25 meeting. Board members voted last week to halt its issuance so agency officials could review the evaluation system, which many district superintendents claim is flawed. The one exception in the metro, Putnam City Schools,

Degrading the grade

Most districts have opted not to release the grades until the State Board of Education certifies them at its Oct. 25 meeting. Board members voted last week to halt its issuance so agency officials could review the evaluation system, which many district superintendents claim is flawed. The one exception in the metro, Putnam City Schools,

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