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Tim Rogers, executive director of Metro Library System, poses for a photo at the Ron Norwick Downtown Library, Friday, Feb. 3, 2017.  (Garett Fisbeck)

Metropolitan Library System branches are high-tech community learning hubs

Metropolitan Library System branches are high-tech community learning hubs

“We talk about reading being at the heart of what we do, but learning is really at the heart of what we do,” Rogers said.

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Personalized learning makes a difference in some Oklahoma schools

Students at Chickasha’s Personalized Learning Campus work at their own pace and receive instruction when they need it.

Pearl Barnett on the campus of Northeast Academy, Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2016.  (Garett Fisbeck)

Northeast Academy leaders push for charter status

School leaders want to focus on STEM education, community service, work experience and restoring academic excellence.

Drummer rehearse at Capitol Hill High School, Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2016.  (Garett Fisbeck)

Voters weigh $180 million bond package for OKC schools

Read more Oklahoma Gazette election coverage here and here. As Maintain OKC Schools coalition sees it, the $180 million proposed bond package calling for major facility improvements to the state’s largest school district is a straightforward decision. “It is about taking care of what we already have,” said Roy Williams, a member of the steering

Rob Davis works with Erik Sproul in his classroom at Yukon High School. | Photo Garett Fisbeck

Oklahoma State School Boards Association plans to launch digital textbook and lesson program

When it launches in January, Oklahoma Library of Digital Resources will feature textbooks for nine courses.

Lead lab engineer Paulina Mwangi talks
about the GE Global Research Oil and Gas
Technology Center laboratory during a recent tour. | Photo Garett Fisbeck

GE Global Research Oil and Gas Technology Center calls Innovation District

Its $125 million facility opened recently in the district, which includes University Research Park, Automobile Alley and University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center.

Sarah Julian, director, communications, and Brent Bushey, executive director, at the Oklahoma Public Schools Resource Center, 7-21-16, in Oklahoma City.  (Mark Hancock)

Oklahoma teachers face new professional development plan

Organizations that provide professional development classes for Oklahoma teachers had to rethink their seminars in light of budget cuts.

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