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Revenue raised through a golden chance to snare mineral rights will go a long way toward retiring a bankrupt Oklahoma school's debt.

The amount of money raised during a three-day-long auction involving mineral rights owned by the bankrupt St. Gregory's...

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Shortage of doctors can have deadly consequences

Access to a primary care doctor is inadequate for a majority of Oklahomans. The Oklahoma State University Center for Health...

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Education notes for July 22

Regional university board notes 70th year The Regional University System of Oklahoma is celebrating 70 years of serving...

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OKC school district accepting volunteer applications

District volunteers are asked to submit a new application at the start of every school year. Additionally, volunteers also must...

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Bethany school district names new leaders

The school board hired Mark Melton to succeed Matthew Flinton as principal after Flinton was named chief operating officer of...

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Oklahoma panhandling teacher returns 1 year later

She seeks contributions to buy classroom supplies so teachers don’t have to.

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Morning Bell: 'It can be hard for (nonwhite) students to see themselves becoming a teacher'

In a state where more than half of all public school students are nonwhite, nearly 86 percent of Oklahoma teachers are white, a...

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Morning Bell: Officials prepare for school intruder with drill

Yesterday was a chaotic scene at Norman North High School as school personnel and law enforcement officials took part in a...

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Norman police stage armed intruder drill at school

"We were just told to act like you would in a real situation, because it would be total chaos," Denise Madole said. "We were...

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OKC district names interim leader

Assistant Principal Erica Ajayi will replace Principal Aspasia Carlson, who resigned Tuesday to accept a position with Tulsa...

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Video: Retired Oklahoma high school music teacher featured on Steve Hartman’s ‘On the Road’ series on 'CBS Evening News'

PONCA CITY – A retired high school music teacher has been featured on the "CBS Evening News" after his nearly 300 of his...

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Morning Bell: Tulsa staff seek more support from district

Tulsa Public Schools is hindered in its ability to teach students and retain talented teachers, in part by staff members’...

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OU to celebrate 2 new beginnings

The inauguration of Jim Gallogly as the University of Oklahoma’s 14th president will be held Aug. 16 in conjunction with New...

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John Marshall principal resigns to accept Tulsa job

"OKCPS thanks Dr. Carlson for her contributions and wishes her well in her new role with Tulsa Public Schools," Superintendent...

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Morning Bell: Medical marijuana and schools

Some school leaders have concerns that this will lead to an increase in teenage drug use, which numerous studies seem to...

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OKC school board approves revised plan for renting facilities

The school board voted 5-1 Monday night to approve revisions to the district's facilities use policy, including one clarifying...

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UCO students to get more, healthier meal options

Work has begun on a new campus dining center scheduled to open in spring 2020 at the University of Central Oklahoma. The goal...

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Reunions: Oklahoma high school reunion listings

Reunions: Oklahoma high school reunion listings

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Edmond teen gets perfect score on ACT — twice

Edmond Santa Fe High School student Michael Yu is experiencing academic success few American teens will ever know. He's the...

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12 college presidents paid $1 million or more

Chief executives of public colleges nationwide were paid on average about $560,000 in fiscal year 2017, but a dozen took home...

Oklahoma camp offers help for childhood trauma victims

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Camp Hope offers help for childhood trauma victims

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Schools unsure impact of medical marijuana law

As Oklahoma prepares for a medical marijuana program that is still being developed, school leaders across the state have raised...

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Morning Bell: Oklahoma students give advice to new teachers

State schools Superintendent Joy Hofmeister led a panel discussion at Norman North High School last week with students who took...

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Education notes for July 15

Nonprofit elects CareerTech chief to board office Oklahoma CareerTech State Director Marcie Mack has been elected...

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Candid discussion: Oklahoma students give advice to new teachers

"If you're a new teacher, let them know that you are a new teacher," he said. "It's OK, you don't have to keep it a secret,"...

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Petition drive seeks to overturn Stillwater tax district

Stillwater’s newly created Tax Increment Finance district faces a petition drive calling for a citywide vote on whether to...

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Morning Bell: Top state teachers named

The state Department of Education has named the 12 finalists for 2019 Oklahoma State Teacher of the Year.

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University sold at auction

A daylong auction of items from the former St. Gregory's University brought in $331,000 Thursday. Proceeds will be used to pay...

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Top teacher finalists announced

"These 12 teachers represent some of Oklahoma’s finest educators who are making a difference in the lives of our students every...

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Morning Bell: OKC principal heads to Tulsa

John Marshall Mid-High Principal Aspasia Carlson has been offered the position of project director for Reimagine High School by...

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Ex-principal suing OKC district for damages

At the time of the shootings in October 2016, Jones "repeatedly requested resources such as adequate security and additional...

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State's top principal leaving OKC district post

"We have made an offer to Dr. Carlson and look forward to the possibility of benefiting from her experience and vision at Tulsa...

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Morning Bell: Another Oklahoma school allows armed teachers

The Hartshorne Public Schools Board of Education unanimously voted last month to allow personnel to carry guns so long as...

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2 OKC colleges closing child care centers

Oklahoma State University-Oklahoma City and Oklahoma City Community College are closing their child care facilities this summer...

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Morning Bell: Tulsa taps into reserve funds to offset declining state aid

Leaders at Tulsa Public Schools say decline state aid has continued to made current staffing levels unsustainable.

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Reunions: Oklahoma high school reunion listings

Reunions: Oklahoma high school reunion listings

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Science Museum Oklahoma hosts open house, promotes site for gatherings

Event planners, nonprofit professionals and board members, and those interested in a new venue for private events are invited...

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Morning Bell: Mayor vows an education-focused office

I was in the Oklahoma City mayor's conference room last week, which new OKC mayor David Holt had decorated with the photos of...

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University on the auction block

Thousands of books — including centuries-old religious texts — will be offered for sale Thursday during an auction of personal...

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Early career education program seeks to help new, struggling teachers

The Cooperative Council for Oklahoma School Administration and The K20 Center at the University of Oklahoma have developed a...

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Oklahoma education notes for June 8

Oklahoma education notes for June 8

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Bryan Duke recently was named the recipient of the Jane Morse Service Award by the Oklahoma Association of Colleges for Teacher...

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Canadian Valley Technology Center students volunteer at camp first aid station

Students enrolled in Canadian Valley Technology Center’s Practical Nursing program each contributed their time at a day camp's...

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Metro Tech and Community Action Agency host small business training seminars

Metro Technology Centers and the Community Action Agency will host small business training seminars beginning July 17.

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Mom's secret recording catches kindergarten teacher calling 5-year-old a 'loser'

By the second week of school last fall, Kandy Escotto knew something was amiss with her 5-year-old. Her son, Aaron, complained...

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Morning Bell: Oklahoma ranks near bottom in KIDS COUNT study

While Oklahoma made significant gains in reducing teen births and reducing the number of children without health insurance in...

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Morning Bell: Should schools be concerned about medical marijuana?

After Oklahomans approved medical marijuana in an election last month, Edmond Public Schools officials voiced concerns of the...

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Oklahoma Hall of Fame to award one high school senior $6,000 scholarship

$6,000 Oklahoma Hall of Fame Scholarship Applications Now Open

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Area students attent Southwestern Oklahoma State University’s 30th annual Middle School Band Camp.

Rural hospitals fight to remain fiscally viable

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A community's physical and economic health is at stake as rural hospitals across Oklahoma and the United States struggle to remain viable. The largely rural Sooner State is particularly at-risk as changes in technology, insurance coverage and...

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Morning Bell: A summer camp for children dealing with trauma

Camp Hope is an annual weeklong camp for kids who have witnessed or been victims of domestic violence, and it appears to be...

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Edmond Schools voices concerns of possible medical marijuana impact on students

Edmond Public Schools officials voiced concerns this week of the possible impact of legal medical marijuana on thousands of...

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Morning Bell: Why this year's 'teachers caucus' is different

Just like two years ago, this year's elections for state House and Senate seats include dozens of teachers who are running on a...

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McDaniel takes over as OKC district leader

It was the first school board meeting for new Superintendent Sean McDaniel, whose first official workday was Monday.

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Research, teaching center offers students an experience

Faculty and students await the opening of the STEM Teaching and Research Center this fall on the University of Central Oklahoma...

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Reunions: Oklahoma high school reunion listings

Reunions: Oklahoma high school reunion listings

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There's no summer break for entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurs don’t get a summer break. It doesn’t matter whether the businesses they are working to build are Main Street or...

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Oklahoma's school plan receives federal approval

Oklahoma's consolidated public school plan has received final approval from the U.S. Department of Education, a required...

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Video: New OKCU president welcomed with sweet serenade

Oklahoma City University President Martha Burger is serenaded Monday, her first day in on the job, by alumni Peter Markes and...

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New OU president slashes staff on first day

University of Oklahoma President Jim Gollogly has cuts his executive staff from 25 to 17 on the first day in office. Many...

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State may give speech pathologists $5,000 bonus for first time in two years

The state Department of Education news release noted that the appropriation was dependent on the approval of state budget...

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Morning Bell: Challenges and opportunities for teachers unions

Last week, the Supreme Court ruled that public employees can't be forced to pay fees to labor unions that represent them in...

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Teacher tried to hypnotize young female students, force them to call him 'master,' police say

A third-grade teacher in Pennsylvania tried to hypnotize young girls, forced them to call him “master” and made them perform...

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Time to check politicians' voting records

Campaign promises can be easily forgotten by both the candidate and the public, but there are many resources to find where...

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2 web nursing programs rank in top 50 Best College Reviews has named two Oklahoma institutions in its 2018 list of the top 50...

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Compared to 2016, even more teachers on the ballot

Nearly 30 teachers won a primary election last week, setting up a November general election when education will remain a...

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This month's Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math (STEAM) Camp drew students throughout Oklahoma to Southwestern...

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Norman math teacher follows mother to national honors

NORMAN — Macey Stewart's career path was heavily influenced by her mother, a longtime math teacher at Eisenhower Elementary...

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SNU program helps adult students finish their degrees

Early innovation allows adult students at Southern Nazarene University the opportunity to experience educational success. After...

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Morning Bell: Teacher candidates move on in elections

A few days after the Oklahoma primaries we are still trying to sort through the madness. But one thing we saw was dozens of...

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College costs going up at all but 4 schools

Tuition and mandatory fees will go up an average $224 next academic year for full-time undergraduate students at Oklahoma's 25...

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Will Farrell says he was a serious candidate for Oklahoma state superintendent

Heather Griswold, Hofmeister's public affairs chief, remarked on Twitter: "I am sick to my stomach knowing that an opponent for...

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Morning Bell: Teacher-pay vote costly for some lawmakers

Nine of the 19 House lawmakers who voted against tax hikes in March were either voted out of office Tuesday or face a runoff...

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EX-OKCPS principal to lead Millwood school

Warren Pete will lead Millwood Arts Academy Middle School as its principal beginning July 23,

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Faculty pay raises require higher student costs

Several presidents of the state's 25 public colleges and universities are seeking an increase in tuition and fees to fund a pay...

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Christopher Jones, of Shawnee, has been nominated for The Congress of Future Science and Technology Leaders in Massachusetts.

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Oklahoma City Public Schools is hosting job fair for teachers, others

Oklahoma City Public Schools is hosting a career fair Thursday in hopes of filling more than 160 teaching vacancies for the...

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Morning Bell: State superintendent race heads to runoff

Joy Hofmeister was forced into a runoff in the Republican primary for state superintendent.

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Metro Tech and OSU-OKC award inaugural Dr. Dennis Portis III Scholarship.

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Hofmeister, Murphy headed toward runoff in Oklahoma schools chief race

Oklahoma schools Superintendent Joy Hofmeister fought a tougher-than-expected battle in Tuesday night's Republican primary and...

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Morning Bell: Election Day in Oklahoma

Primary elections are taking place across Oklahoma, including races for governor and many state Senate and House seats. The...

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Tuition going up at all but one regional university

Tuition will increase this fall at all but one of the institutions in the Regional University System of Oklahoma under fiscal...

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Oklahoma needs STEM education to produce good jobs

Jeff Weber, CEO of zone·tv, was in the first graduating class of the Management Information Systems (MIS) program at the...

Substance abuse, mental illness contribute to Oklahoma's foster care challenges

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Oklahoma has been plagued for years by high rates of abuse and neglect of children — statistics driven in large measure by the state's high level of methamphetamine addiction, officials say. Opioid addiction has added to that crisis in recent...

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Eighth-grade girls visit Devon Energy to explore jobs, hands-on activities

Dozens of eighth-grade girls from across the state visited Devon Energy Center this month as part of the Southwest Alliance for...

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Reunions: Oklahoma high school reunion listings

Reunions: Oklahoma high school reunion listings

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Teacher hiring struggles remain despite pay raise

Just a few months after state lawmakers approved a pay raise for Oklahoma educators, hiring teachers remains a challenge for...

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OKC school board approves projected budget

The district is projecting $124.4 million in state aid, an increase of about $22 million over last year. The increase, though,...

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'Batman teacher' honored as district Teacher of the Year for Yukon Public Schools.

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Morning Bell: State superintendent faces two challengers

Tomorrow is Election Day and state schools Superintendent Joy Hofmeister faces two challengers in the Republican primary.

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Oklahoma education notes for June 24

Oklahoma education notes for June 24.

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Oklahoma schools leader seeks re-election

Despite being a consensus favorite in Tuesday's Republican primary, incumbent state schools Superintendent Joy Hofmeister is...

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Putnam City transportation employee named Mechanic of the Year.

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UCO alumni to make a splash

The University of Central Oklahoma Alumni Association will host its third annual Splash Bash July 19 at Andy Alligator’s Water...

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University president announces retirement

Don Betz announced Friday he will retire next year as president of the University of Central Oklahoma. His last day will be...

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Tuition hike to fund faculty raises

Students at Oklahoma State University will pay higher tuition in the 2018-19 academic year to fund pay increases for faculty...

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Camp challenges cadets' physical, mental strengths at Fort Sill

About 200 Army Junior ROTC cadets from 19 high schools across Oklahoma and Lubbock, Texas, participated in the recent JROTC...

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Morning Bell: There are plenty of educators on next week's ballot

A wave of educator candidates comes in the aftermath of a teacher walkout that shut down public schools for two weeks this...

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Morning Bell: Child separation protests planned in Oklahoma

At least three rallies appear to be planned in Oklahoma as part of a national protest against the Trump administration's policy...

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Oklahoma students participate in Summer Science & Mathematics Academy in Weatherford

Seventeen high school students from across the state of Oklahoma attended the Summer Science & Mathematics Academy hosted...

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Boren responds to OU financial report

University of Oklahoma President David Boren issued a statement Wednesday to clarify OU's financial position, after his...

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Winner of the National Society of the Colonial Dames of America Congressional Essay Contest to attend workshop in Washington, D.C.

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Foundation for Oklahoma City Public Schools names Wall of Fame honorees

The honorees will join 81 other alumni and community leaders who have been inducted since the Oklahoma City Public Schools Wall...

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Personnel changes under consideration

The University of Oklahoma will get a new vice president for student affairs after Clarke Stroud leaves to become director of...

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OKC district loses another principal

Seybolt is the second first-year principal to resign since April, when Katherine Price, the interim principal at Jackson...

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Program prepares healthcare managers of tomorrow in evolving industry

Oklahoma needs health professionals — as well as those who can manage them and an evolving health care industry. Mid-America...

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Morning Bell: OKC schools reduce suspensions, but black student rate remains high

Over the past few years, Oklahoma City schools have significantly reduced the number of students it suspends each year....

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University losing $36 million each year

The University of Oklahoma is losing $36 million a year as expenses continue to outpace revenues, incoming President Jim...

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Resigned Oklahoma elementary teacher charged with molesting students

A Broken Arrow teacher, who resigned amid the allegations, repeatedly molested at least four of his students during the last...

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Morning Bell: Retiring teaching director leaves mark on Millwood

Christine Harrison, 61, the director of teaching and learning at Millwood Public Schools, is retiring at the end of the month...

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Students won't pay more tuition if budget OK'd

The University of Oklahoma Board of Regents will take action on a proposed $2.12 billion budget Tuesday. Tuition rates in the...

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Deputy Superintendent Charles Bradley will lead Mustang Public Schools on an interim basis, the school board voted Monday night after meeting behind closed...

Charles Bradley has served as an interim high school principal and the district's top academic officer. He has picked up some...

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Canadian Valley Technology Center students attending national contests this summer

Forty-six people will represent Canadian Valley Technology Center’s three area campuses at various student organization...

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Canadian Valley Technology Center’s Don Wilson will visit Massachusetts Institute of Technology this week for a professional...

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Reunions: Oklahoma high school reunion listings

Reunions: Oklahoma high school reunion listings

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‘Gender-specific’ words Australian university students can’t use

IN A push towards being more gender inclusive, a number of universities across Australia have published guidelines that warn...

Oklahoma's drug court program not only saves tax dollars but saves lives

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Without Oklahoma’s drug court program, Cameron Rian Shores says he would be dead. “I can wake up and my life is not in chaos. Every day I don’t have to be sick and tired of being sick and tired," Shores said. Shores, 26, has been a drug addict for...

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Morning Bell: DACA decisions, Father's Day and moving past testing

Nearly one in 10 Oklahoma children have had a parents in prison, which means many kids were apart from an incarcerated father...

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Mustang school board to consider interim leader, search firm

Board President Chad Fulton previously said the panel would move quickly to find Sean McDaniel's replacement and would do so...

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Navy volleyball player want to be a doctor

Oklahoma City native Paige Miles is one of three military academy cadets working with scientists at the Oklahoma Medical...

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Education notes for June 17

Education notes for June 17

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DACA recipients living through political tug of war

Last week, Democrats and some Republicans in the House had attempted to force a vote on a bill that would provide a path for...

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Retiring teaching director leaves mark on Millwood

"She is the type of staff member that every organization is desirous of, one that promotes the organization before itself,"...

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Music students attend Marimba Camp hosted by Southwestern Oklahoma State University

Southwestern Oklahoma State University recently hosted its ninth annual Marimba Camp on the Weatherford campus.

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A team of University of Central Oklahoma students recently placed first in the EdVenture Partners and American Petroleum...

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Harvard records show discrimination against Asian-Americans: group

Harvard University killed an internal investigation in 2013 that found evidence the Ivy League school's admissions system is...

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Morning Bell: Tulsa looking for new name for Lee School

Tulsa Public Schools is looking to delay the name Lee School from taking effect on July 1 and will work over the summer to...

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Leaders of top-ranked charter schools resign

U.S. News & World Report recently ranked Harding Charter Prep and Dove Science Academy as the top two high schools in...

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Sex abuse lawsuit against Oklahoma school to continue

A federal judge has refused to dismiss a lawsuit alleging officials at an Oklahoma school did nothing to stop sexual attacks...

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Morning Bell: State working to expand summer feeding program

Roughly 62 percent of students in Oklahoma qualify for free and reduced-price meals during the school year, according to the...

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Reflecting on safety: Window tinting installed at Moore schools as safety measure

An auto-tinting business in Oklahoma City is providing local schools an innovative security measure for their buildings.

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Morning Bell: Teacher turnover 'hurts children more than anyone'

While most teachers are off (or working second jobs) during the summer break, districts across the state are scrambling to fill...

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School for homeless in Oklahoma City breaks ground on new site

"This is the culmination of years of hard work by a lot of people," Agel said. "There have been lots of us who have been...

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U.S. veterans find new ways to serve, including in the classroom

A $1.2 million federal grant awarded this spring to the Troops to Teachers program at the Oklahoma state Department of...

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Morning Bell: Judge calls pay raise repeal effort 'sloppy'

When it comes to a petition being circulated to repeal tax hikes for teacher pay raises, Chief Justice Douglas L. Combs said,...

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OKC district seeking a new identity

Chief Operating Officer Scott Randall called a comprehensive re-branding of the district — Oklahoma's largest — a "reflection...

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OSU Extension offering youth summer camp programs beginning Thursday

The Oklahoma County OSU Cooperative Extension has many programs planned this summer for youth ages 8 to 18.

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Brad Price composition and painting workshop June 28-29

Painting instructor Brad Price will teach a two-day workshop from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 28 and 29 at The Depot, 200 S Jones,...

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Longtime volunteer leaves significant gift

The Botanic Garden at Oklahoma State University has received a significant gift from a longtime volunteer to support projects,...

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Supreme Court justices hear arguments in challenges to tax repeal petition

Oklahoma Supreme Court justices seemed sympathetic on Monday to arguments that the petition being circulated to repeal tax...

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How education changed the health, economic well-being of one student

One student's path to professional success came through the state's regional university system.

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UCO College of Business students excel at national sales competitions

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Del City High School committee seeking alumni hall of fame nominations

The Del City High School Alumni Hall of Fame Committee is seeking nominations for inductees into the school’s Alumni Hall of Fame.

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Reunions: Oklahoma high school reunion listings

Reunions: Oklahoma high school reunion listings

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Edmond School Board approves transfer policy allowing Edmond teachers to enroll their children in school district

New transfer policy allows teachers living outside the district to enroll their children into Edmond Schools.

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Black student suspensions remain high at OKC schools

While Oklahoma City schools have significantly reduced the number of students it suspends each year, the disproportionate...

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Morning Bell: OEA backs teachers with pay docked during walkout

Oklahoma's largest teachers union is threatening legal action against Western Heights Public Schools.

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Education notes for June 10

Education notes for June 10

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Free meals during summer are underused by students

Roughly 62 percent of students in Oklahoma qualify for free and reduced price meals during the school year, according to the...

Complaints in OKC about homelessness have skyrocketed

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The recent building boom in downtown Oklahoma City has exposed those who took shelter in a previously overlooked part of town.

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Teachers union threat centers on pay dispute

"We’re not just looking out for ourselves, we’re looking out for our students and our staff members that aren’t teachers,"...

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Putnam City fifth-graders leave legacy through school murals

Students at four Putnam City elementary schools this year worked with professional artists to plan, design and paint murals in...

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Canadian Valley Technology Center Health Careers students assist families at Ronald McDonald House

Canadian Valley Technology Center Health Careers students recently volunteered with the Ronald McDonald House Charities’ Guest...

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OU concrete canoe team takes first in regional competition

Twenty students from the University of Oklahoma College of Engineering concrete canoe team are raising their paddles in victory.

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Q&A with Rick George: Trust helps schools survive in time of crisis

Q&A with Rick George: Trust helps schools survive in time of crisis

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What did administrators learn from the teacher walkout?

"Emotionally, you could tell it took a toll on our staff," she said. "They really needed some time to get together to...

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OU to ex-professor's accusers: "We will always strive to do better"

A banned donor who once taught engineering at OU is accused of sexual harassment and other misconduct toward drama students,...

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Morning Bell: Safety conversations follow another school shooting

Earlier this week, Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos told senators in a hearing on Capitol Hill that the federal school safety...

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OU responds to open letter regarding John Scamehorn

Norman police confirmed Wednesday an inquiry into the accusations is underway.

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Study says vaping by kids isn't up, but some are skeptical

NEW YORK (AP) — Vaping held steady last year in high school students and declined in middle school kids, according to new...

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Morning Bell: The 30 million word myth?

Have you ever heard it said that children who grow up in poverty hear 30 million fewer words by age three? It's a pretty...

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The Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation has announced its sixth annual Teen Leaders in Philanthropy class.

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New superintendent of OKC Schools expects to duplicate success

"It's not just nice people. We have nice people, but they are really, really talented, nice people. I am close to being...

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Morning Bell: Gov candidates address teacher pay raises

Republican gubernatorial candidates continue to be asked about an effort to repeal a tax increase that was passed this year to...

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Edmond Schools approves $20 million in projects; includes upgrade to Edmond Memorial High School football stadium.

The state's third-largest school district has just approved an estimated $20 million in building projects and is already making...

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More national merit winners from Oklahoma named

Nationally, approximately 3,500 winners of National Merit Scholarships will receive between $500 and $2,000 annually for up to...

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Search firm to be paid $27,500 for helping find new Oklahoma City superintendent.

Oklahoma City Public Schools will pay a superintendent search firm $27,500 for its help in landing a new leader — a service...

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The Edmond Summit Rotary Club gave away a $1,000 gift to two teachers from Edmond Memorial High School.

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Morning Bell: Summer reading contest now open

The Oklahoman is hosting a summer reading contest, which began this week.

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Reunions: Oklahoma high school reunion listings

Reunions: Oklahoma high school reunion listings

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Contest offers $5,529 toward college The 2018 Summer Savings Adventure Sweepstakes, which will see one Oklahoma child win...

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OKC school district addresses principal's tweet

"Every single school in the district is being assessed, and no decisions about any one school will be made until the whole...

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Program offers students cancer research opportunity

Seven undergraduate students have been selected to a competitive summer program working in cancer research laboratories at the...

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A University of Central Oklahoma mental health professional has received a national award for diversity and inclusion.

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Morning Bell: Trying to diversify the teaching profession

In a state where more than half of all public school students are nonwhite, nearly 86 percent of Oklahoma teachers are white, a...

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Oklahoma education news briefs for Sunday, June 3, 2018

Regional universities change summer hours Four institutions in the Regional Universities System of Oklahoma are changing campus...

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Sean McDaniel doesn't become the district's top administrator until July 1, but he is excited to get started and has hit the ground running.

"It breaks my heart. It makes me think that there are kids in this district who don’t have access to that guaranteed and viable...

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The Foundation for Oklahoma City Public Schools recently formed Young Professionals for Kids, (YP4Kids). They all share a desire to help the community and to...

The Foundation for Oklahoma City Public Schools recently formed Young Professionals for Kids, (YP4Kids). This group of...

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College student, 21, parenting twin boys

Devaunjue "Jay" Williams, who just completed his sophomore year at Oklahoma City University, has assumed guardianship of his...

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OU working to diversify state's teaching profession

In a state where over 50 percent of public school students are nonwhite, nearly 86 percent of Oklahoma teachers are white,...

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Assistant principal retires after 40 years with the Edmond School District

Edmond Santa Fe High School assistant principal Suzie Shumate is retiring after 40 years with the Edmond School District.

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Bishop McGuinness to host golf classic June 25 to benefit Irish athletic programs

Bishop McGuinness Catholic High School will host Clancy’s 2018 All Sports Golf Classic on June 25 at Twin Hills Golf and...

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Edmond teacher awarded James Madison Fellowship.

Oklahoma veteran fought in some of largest naval battles of WW II

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William MacKelvie, an Oklahoma veteran, fought in some of WW II's largest naval battles in the Pacific.

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Five Putnam City schools offer free meals to children in June

Children in the Putnam City area can receive free meals in June at five schools as part of the school district’s summer food...

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Search underway for new Mustang leader

Fulton said there are several qualified internal candidates to lead the 11,400-student district, including Charles Bradley,...

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Morning Bell: Student vote produces three-way tie for Republican governor

Students at the Tulsa School for Arts and Sciences held their own mock election for governor ... and it looks like there is a...

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Keeping up with technology

Oklahoma State University's engineering dean says he and his faculty have to keep learning along with their students because...

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Former elementary school teacher convicted of child sex abuse

The jury, following a week-long trial, convicted Ronald "Ronnie" Manners, 49, of one count of child sexual abuse.

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School nurse pleads not guilty to having sex with student

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa — An eastern Iowa school nurse has pleaded not guilty to a charge that she had sex with a 16-year-old...

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Morning Bell: The education mayor?

Oklahoma City Mayor David Holt, who is one month into his first term, wants education to be a central part of his political...

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American Bar Association names top law schools

The University of Oklahoma College of Law placed fifth out of 156 law schools in a new American Bar Association ranking of...

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Holt promises 'bold plan' to improve schools

David Holt said the mayor is uniquely situated to "champion a bold plan" for Oklahoma City schools that gets wide community...

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Tulsan Ryan Amburgy wins the Challengers’ Kamp’s 2018 Chess Classic.

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Oklahomans' run in national bee ends

Shawn Terrado of Elgin, the Central Oklahoma Spelling Bee champion, spelled the word parasiticide correctly, but did not score...

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Lyric Theatre receives $10,000 grant to take musicals to rural Oklahoma students

Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma has received a $10,000 grant from the Carolyn Watson Rural Oklahoma Community Foundation and its...

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$1 a day for college? Walmart unveils a new employee perk in bid to snag workers

Walmart hopes that helping send its workers back to college will keep them with the company. The nation's biggest private...

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Morning Bell: Another shooting prompts school safety discussion

School building design standards and identifying troubled students were topics discussed by state Board of Education leaders at...

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Oklahoma Innovation: More Oklahoma college students aiming to be entrepreneurs

Oklahoma Innovation: More Oklahoma college students aiming to be entrepreneurs

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Oklahoma spellers fare well at national competition

Meena, Caled and Kenneth took advantage of RSVBee, a new program launched by the Scripps National Spelling Bee to create more...

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Amy Warren Feighny has been selected by the Bishop McGuinness Catholic High School Alumni Association as the recipient of the...

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Morning Bell: Immigrant students earn their diploma

U.S. Grant High School in Oklahoma City held a special graduation ceremony last week for the dozens of students who immigrated...

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Reunions: Oklahoma high school reunion listings

Reunions: Oklahoma high school reunion listings

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The Character Council of Edmond recently awarded three $1,000 scholarships to Edmond seniors selected through their essay entries.

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Mother airs concerns as Edmond Schools explores ways to combat bullying

The school bullying issue will be receiving even more attention from the Edmond School District, intent on identifying problem...

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Retirees made impression at Eastern Oklahoma County Technology Center.

Doris King and Pat Jordan retire from Eastern Oklahoma County Technology Center.

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Morning Bell: Virtual charter wants to open alternative school

The state’s largest virtual charter school wants to open an alternative high school for at-risk students.

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Western Heights Public Schools in Oklahoma City is penalizing teachers and support staff for participating in the teacher walkout instead of returning to the...

About 20 certified employees were notified by email that their May paycheck "would be docked" because they were absent "without...

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Valedictorian delivers speech outdoors after being denied permission to speak

"The young people will win," valedictorian Christian Bales said, "because we're finished being complacent."

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Education notes for May 27

OSU launches Oklahoma State Scholars Society STILLWATER — Oklahoma State University has announced the first members of the new...

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Undergrads get $8,000 scholarships

Oklahoma State University has named 14 students 2018-19 Niblack Research Scholars, each receiving $8,000 scholarships and the...

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Special ceremony recognizes English language learners

Phipps said many of the graduating seniors have overcome challenges and hardships and still managed to graduate with great...

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Students expand research, gain insight during trip to London

Hitting the streets and the books gave student researchers from the University of Central Oklahoma a new take on historical...

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OKC district shuffles more principals

Earlier this month, the district announced that five principals would lead different schools in the 2018-19 school year, which...

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Tuition waiver reimbursements increase 60 percent

State funding for Oklahoma's 25 public colleges and universities remains flat for the fiscal year that begins July 1. Colleges...

In one OKC neighborhood, how much hip is too much?

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As area around NW 23 in OKC as revived, some residents weary of noise and traffic

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OKC teacher wins $15,000 wedding

An Oklahoma City teacher recently was surprised with a wedding giveaway valued at $15,000.

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Morning Bell: Thoughts on new OKCPS supt

It's the last day of school for some districts, like Edmond. While some schools will return next week, including Oklahoma City,...

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Superintendent to consult with OKC district for now

"These duties will include recommending the employment of new hires to District's Board of Education, budget work, facility...

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Fighting back against growing student

Financial literacy programs are one way Oklahoma colleges and universities are addressing student debt. While the national...

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Morning Bell: Planning for pay raises is a challenge

As schools plan for teacher pay raises, a petition seeking to reverse a tax increase to fund the raises is putting districts in...

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Students recognized for completion of Youth Leadership Edmond

More than 40 high school juniors recently graduated from the Edmond Area Chamber of Commerce's annual Youth Leadership Edmond...

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Achieving the Dream has awarded the first Harvey Lincoln Scholarship to RaShayla Walker, a Rose State College nursing student.

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#ThrowbackThursday: 1965 last day of school in OKC

Edgemere Elementary students in Oklahoma City embrace the end of school with obvious enthusiasm.

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Morning Bell: Mustang supt picked for OKC job

The Oklahoma City Public Schools board voted 5 to 2 to hire Sean McDaniel to become the district's 13th superintendent —...

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George Nigh gives commencement in 69th consecutive year

MCALESTER — Two successful McAlester alumni delivered rousing speeches during Friday's commencement held in the sweltering...

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OKC school district names new superintendent

"I'm a young pup, still, so I expect to be here for 10 years," McDaniel said. "I'm gonna be here. I honestly believe that...

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Oklahoma County Sheriff's office investigates Deer Creek High School break-in and egg vandalism

Two students broke into Deer Creek High School early Monday where damage from broken eggs and glass was reported. One district...

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Morning Bell: OKCPS to consider closing schools

Oklahoma City Public Schools will consider closing some schools, expanding others and redrafting boundaries before the end of...

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Special needs students experience virtual reality

Their destinations included the moon and the pyramids. They rode raptors and went snorkeling. All without leaving their classroom.

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Reunions: Oklahoma high school reunion listings

Reunions: Oklahoma high school reunion listings

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Two Canadian Valley Tech board seats filled

Canadian Valley Technology Center recently appointed two people to fill vacated board of education seats.

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Hiring outlook good for college grads

Higher education officials say nearly 34,000 students earned degrees from public colleges and universities during 2017-18. The...

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Morning Bell: Safe rooms in schools

Sunday was the five-year anniversary since a tornado killed 24, including seven children at Plaza Towers Elementary in Moore.

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Low enrollment may force OKC district to close schools

Oklahoma City Public Schools will consider closing some schools, expanding others and redrafting boundaries before the end of...

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GOP candidates blame morals, mental illness for school shootings

Republicans running for governor say moral decay, mental illness, to blame for school shooting tragedies.

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Organization turns fear, insecurity to hope for at-risk teens

For many homeless and at-risk teens, it's a struggle to find a place to sleep or enough food to eat. Pivot seeks to remedy that...

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Supreme Court battle shaping up over tax repeal effort

Oklahoma Supreme Court justices have created a fast track for challenges to tax repeal vote and invited Attorney General Mike...

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Education notes for May 20

Grant to aid students from foster care EDMOND — The University of Central Oklahoma Foundation has received a $154,000 grant...

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Student succeeds against odds

The nonprofit Pivot Inc. celebrated dozens of clients who are graduating from high school this year despite significant...

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Dozens of schools built safe rooms following Moore tornado

At least 65 school districts across the state have constructed safe rooms since 2013, according to a survey conducted by The...

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Putnam City teachers spend Sundays volunteering, helping families

Arbor Grove teachers and members of their families have volunteered for Focus on Home on several Sundays, loading, delivering...

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New college program for people with disabilities

Northeastern State University in Tahlequah has teamed up with Lead Learn Live to create the RiverHawks Scholar Program to...

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Putnam City teacher job fair set for Tuesday

The Putnam City school district will hold its annual teacher job fair from 2 to 5 p.m. Tuesday at Francis Tuttle’s Reno Campus,...

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Oklahoma State University-Oklahoma City recently announced faculty and staff members chosen as recipients of the L.E. 'Dean'...

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OKC school board set to name district's new leader

The school board has called a special meeting for Tuesday afternoon, and is "prepared to take action to select our new...

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Teen held in Texas attack is said to have used father's guns

SANTA FE, Texas (AP) — The Texas student charged in the school shooting at Santa Fe High School described planning the attack...

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Morning Bell: Educators challenge tax repeal effort

A coalition that includes former and current educators, along with parents and most of the state’s major education...

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Energy executives to lead local universities

Jim Gallogly's appointment in March to lead University of Oklahoma was among a series of people with ties to the energy...

From despair to hope: One woman's journey through mental illness

HealthJul 8, 2018

MUSKOGEE — After two years of hearing voices, Mary Hicks became convinced she needed to kill herself to save her children. She failed. Sometimes failure can be a good thing. In Hicks' case, failure meant that she finally got treatment for...

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Four siblings take turns being valedictorian at their high school

When I asked the Grewal family the formula for their academic success, second youngest Gurtej jumped in with an answer. "We...

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Teacher accused of inappropriately touching another teacher

Kiera Monique Smith, 34, was arrested Wednesday. She was released from the Oklahoma County jail Thursday morning after posting...

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Morning Bell: Once homeless, student inspires others

David Berry, 18, carries a message of hope every time he volunteers at Positive Tomorrows, a school for homeless children in...

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Heritage Hall adds dance instruction for fall performing arts curriculum

Heritage Hall has announced the expansion of its performing arts curriculum and programs to include dance instruction beginning...

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State students recognized with 2018 Prudential Spirit of Community Awards.

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OKC elementary school teacher arrested

Oklahoma City police on Wednesday arrested an elementary school teacher on suspicion of sexual battery, The Oklahoman has...

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Morning Bell: Home schoolers get private school tax credit funds

For the first time ever, students can attend an Oklahoma private school part-time yet have most or all of the tuition paid by...

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The Taco Bell Foundation is awarding $3 million in Live Mas Scholarships to 300 employees and youth in 2018.

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Homeless as youth, senior pays it forward

David Berry was lucky. He ended up at Positive Tomorrows, where he spent the second half of the fourth grade and all of the...

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Morning Bell: Teachers push back on tax overturn effort

A group representing Oklahoma teachers is asking the state's highest court to stop an effort to overturn a tax-hike package to...

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Reunions: Oklahoma high school reunion listings

Reunions: Oklahoma high school reunion listings

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Scholarships awarded to metro-area students

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OKC board votes to change school names

Jackson Enterprise Elementary will soon bear the name of Mary Golda Ross, while Lee Elementary will be renamed after Adelaide...

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Teachers' group seeks to stop Oklahoma anti-tax question

A group representing Oklahoma teachers is asking the state's highest court to stop an effort to overturn a tax-hike package to...

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Tim Cook tells Duke graduates to 'be fearless,' takes jab at Facebook and Google

The CEO of Apple encouraged graduates to 'dare to think different' during his graduation commencement, and took a shot at...

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Students, parents outraged by caged tiger at high school prom in Miami

MIAMI -- Some parents and students are outraged after organizers of a Miami high school prom featured a caged tiger for its...

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Morning Bell: Should schools move forward with teacher raises?

The effort to repeal tax increases needed for across-the-board teacher pay raises has called into question how schools should...

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Arena hosts six commencement ceremonies

President Burns Hargis conferred nearly 3,500 degrees during six commencement ceremonies at Oklahoma State University.

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Ceremony last for commencement speaker

President David Boren conferred degrees to University of Oklahoma graduates and gave the commencement speech Friday evening at...

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Oklahoma teachers hold 'car show' in response to governor's comment

An Oklahoma teacher described her sports coupe as a good deal after she bought it wrecked for $1,600.

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OKC school board to meet with superintendent hopefuls

Three people are in the hunt to lead Oklahoma's largest school district, The Oklahoman has learned. While their identities...

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Oprah Winfrey takes aim at fake news, misinformation in speech to USC graduates

Oprah Winfrey condemned fake news and disinformation in a commencement speech to graduates of the University of Southern...

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Teens' experience shows campus reality for Native Americans

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The teenage brothers — both shy and Native American — had just entered a recreation center on a tour...

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Education notes for May 13

Three from state are Presidential Scholars Three Oklahoma students are among the 161 high school seniors named to the 54th...

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Retired energy exec tapped as OCU's first female president

Martha Burger delivered the commencement address at Oklahoma City University last weekend, upon the invitation of OCU President...

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A surprising bullying battleground: Senior centers

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The unwanted were turned away from cafeteria tables. Fistfights broke out at karaoke. Dances became...

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Canadian Valley Technology Center students overhaul Shriner’s miniature parade car

Canadian Valley Technology Center Powersports students overhauled one of the Shriner’s miniature parade cars.

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Bishop McGuinness Catholic High School recently announced student scholarships and awards.

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New law school dean appointed

Jim Roth has been appointed law dean at Oklahoma City University, OCU President Robert Henry announced Friday. Roth, a former...

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Hofmeister to Oklahoma AG: Should teachers start getting raises amid effort to kill taxes needed to pay for them?

A Tulsa law firm recommends its school district clients hold off on paying the higher wages funded by HB 1010 because if...

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Morning Bell: State summit planned on student trauma

State Superintendent Joy Hofmeister announced this week that the Oklahoma State Department of Education will host a summit on...

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OKC School Board to consider school name changes

Students who attend Lee, Jackson Enterprise and Stand Watie elementary schools researched and voted on the new names, which the...

These dogs are helping change lives.

NewsJul 7, 2018

Program at Mabel Basset Correctional Center lets women inmates train dogs

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Student center to get $18 million remodel

An $18 million renovation and expansion of the student center at Rose State College officially kicked off Wednesday with a...

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OU meeting last for retiring Boren

President David Boren wished much happiness to his successor and highlighted OU achievements Thursday at his final meeting of...

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Woman faces federal charge after alleged bomb threat to Oklahoma schools

Stephanie Montgomery had no known connection to the schools and allegedly told investigators that she “wanted to test police,”...

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Morning Bell: Stillwater program preparing students for STEM field

The STEM Academy at Meridian in Stillwater teaches students science, technology, engineering and mathematics principles at the...

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Magazine ranks OKC district schools among state's best

Three of the Top 5 schools are charters, with Harding Charter Preparatory High School claiming the top spot, followed by Dove...

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Midwest City Elks Lodge No. 1890 recently held their annual Youth Banquet and recognized students and athletes who had...

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Morning Bell: 'We heard loud and clear from our community'

Following a report by The Oklahoman in 2016 about the legacy of closed Oklahoma City schools being sold to the highest bidder...

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State of Employment: Oklahoma needs greater variety of jobs and job skills, experts say

State of Employment: Oklahoma needs greater variety of jobs and job skills, experts say

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OKC area home to multiple national scholarship winners

The winners were announced Wednesday by the National Merit Scholarship Corp. The program honors high school seniors who show...

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Edmond School Board approves bid for shelter after objections from another builder

A $5.15 million storm shelter, doubling as classroom expansion at Edmond North High School, has been approved by the Edmond...

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More engineers needed to fill critical jobs

The advanced engineering program at Meridian Technology Center is preparing high school students for the rigorous coursework...

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Perry schools sued again in federal court

The lawsuit was filed Monday in Oklahoma City by the parents of a girl who said she was molested by aide Arnold Cowen. It...

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OBU ministry program revamped with focus on marketplace skills and practical experience

To prepare future ministers for their careers, Oklahoma Baptist University recently updated its Christian ministry degree...

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Morning Bell: A school with the sole purpose 'to keep them from dropping out'

More Oklahoma teenagers are dropping out of high school than at any time in the past decade, but there are programs targeting...

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Payne Education Center plans reading tutor training course on Saturday

The Payne Education Center will host a four-hour reading tutor training course from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday at the...

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Reunions: Oklahoma high school reunion listings

Reunions: Oklahoma high school reunion listings

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Oklahoma Christian University’s student PR firm placed in the top 25 nationally in the Public Relations Student Society of...

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Morning Bell: Funding went down, student trauma went up

Oklahoma schools have struggled through a decade of per-student funding decreases, resulting in larger class sizes and fewer...

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Stoneman Douglas Shooter Was Assigned To Controversial Broward Discipline Program, Officials Now Say

Broward school district officials admitted Sunday that the confessed Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School gunman was assigned...

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Japanese congressman visits American home in Tulsa

Yoshiaki Harada, a member of the Japanese House of Representatives and former Japanese diplomat, is a 1963 graduate of Edison...

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Oklahoma schools plagued by low funding as student needs increase

Oklahoma schools have struggled through a decade of per-student funding decreases, resulting in larger class sizes and fewer...

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Adventurous graduates spreading out

The 68 seniors at the Oklahoma School of Science and Mathematics gathered Thursday to announce their college choices at the...

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Alternative programs tailored for at-risk students

While more Oklahoma teenagers are dropping out of high school than at any time in the past decade, programs targeting at-risk...

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Education notes for May 6

UCO names dean of College of Business EDMOND — The University of Central Oklahoma has named Monica Lam dean of the College of...

Business

OKC school district works with city on sales of abandoned schools

In early January 2017, Rachel Freeman was looking at the John F. Kennedy neighborhood east of downtown to buy an empty lot and...

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OKCPS Foundation President: Teachers, students matter

Public education matters. All students matter. Teachers matter and they do amazing work.

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HVAC students show up at Choctaw job site to gain experience

Eastern Oklahoma County Technology Center students recently finished installing heat and air conditioning systems in a Choctaw...

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Oklahoma business briefs

Active rig count increases again The number of rigs drilling for oil and natural gas increased again this week, both in...

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Three KidWind teams headed to Chicago

Three teams that competed at the recent University of Oklahoma KidWind Challenge qualified for the National KidWind Challenge...

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Trump salutes NRA, says elect Republicans to save gun rights

DALLAS (AP) — Months after the horror of the Parkland school shootings in Florida, President Donald Trump stood before cheering...

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Political State: Will the real Republican voter please stand up?

Ben, Dale and Justin talk about the end of the legislative session and speculate on the mood of Republican voters headed into...

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Morning Bell: Hofmeister rebukes Fallin's veto

Hofmeister rebuked Gov. Mary Fallin's veto of Senate Bill 1190. The measure, which passed 88-1 in the state House and 42-0 in...

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Teen accepted into 113 colleges, awarded $4.5M in merit scholarships

Receiving an acceptance letter to college can be one of the most exciting moments of a teen's life. And one 17-year-old in...

Justice and mercy: Young adults tour Oklahoma County jail

LifeJul 14, 2018

A local pastor recently took a group of young adults from his church for a tour of the Oklahoma County jail to learn about some of the systemic problems plaguing the jail and the criminal justice system that feeds into it.

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OU commencement speaker a familiar face

Commencement at the University of Oklahoma will be at 7 p.m. May 11 in The Gaylord Family — Oklahoma Memorial Stadium. OU...

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Morning Bell: 'It's a clear attack for teachers taking a stand'

A new bill introduced in the Oklahoma Legislature this week is being criticized as "revenge" for the teacher walkout and...

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Achievers: OU climber qualifies to compete in world championship

A competitive climber on the University of Oklahoma climbing team has qualified to compete in the 2018 FISU World University...

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Students attend 'preview day' at Cristo Rey Catholic High School

Cristo Rey Catholic High School last week hosted 'Preview Day' for new students who will be starting in August.

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Shifting of principals in OKC district

Two middle school administrators — Taft Principal Charmaine Johnson and Rogers Principal Cody Stull — will switch schools,...

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Morning Bell: 'That's why we're teachers, ... what we do matters'

Oklahoma City Public Schools have a new teacher of the year - it's Belle Isle Enterprise Middle School teacher Anthony Chancellor.

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Sonic Drive-In donating $1 million to public school teachers

As part of an annual recognition of teachers, Oklahoma City-based Sonic Drive-In is donating $1 million to public school...

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Casady's Science Olympiad Teams successfully defended their 2017 championships by taking first place in both B and C Divisions...

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Five charter schools get boost from federal funds

Five current and future Oklahoma charter schools will receive a portion of $3 million in federal funding, part of a larger...

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U.S. Deputy Secretary of Agriculture Steve Censky speaks to Oklahoma FFA youth

U.S. Deputy Secretary of Agriculture Steve Censky told future Oklahoma farmers Tuesday the world will depend on their work ahead.

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OKC district names Teacher of the Year

About two hours into the foundation's Stars of Education event, Belle Isle Enterprise Middle School teacher Anthony Chancellor...

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Effort to impeach OEA leaders reveals divide among educators after walkout

A petition began to circulate on social media and at an OEA meeting in Norman on Friday as the rifts among educators spilled...

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Morning Bell: Millwood supt: 'I have so much to do'

Cecilia Robinson-Woods has been superintendent of Millwood Public Schools in Oklahoma City for five years, and she doesn't see...

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Westminster eighth-graders help grow Curbside Chronicle's Mother's Day flower campaign

Westminster School’s eighth-graders are partnering this spring with the Homeless Alliance’s Curbside Chronicle to learn more...