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Letters to the Editor: December 23, 2015

Letters to the Editor: December 23, 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 verification.   Protect consumers Oklahoma

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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

Letters to the Editor: March 25, 2015

‘Fat ass’ The reason I feel compelled to write about the SAE incident at OU is not about what was said by these young men or the actions taken by President Boren or the university. It’s about, for lack of a more artful phrase, ignorance. I’ve read several iterations of this argument, and I feel

Teacher rally at state capitol draws 25,000

Respect is what they demanded. Respect in the form of better pay, fewer standardized tests and increased funding. “Things need to change,” said Janie Petersen, a councilor from Claremore Public Schools outside Tulsa. “Our [state leaders] don’t respect teachers, they don’t even respect the kids. It’s hurtful.” Initial estimates put the crowd at over 25,000

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