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Oklahoma Centennial High School may be almost out of time

Oklahoma Centennial High School, whose athletics have always been a bright spot, has been tapped for closure under sweeping OKC...

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Public weighs in on school closures

Coolidge Elementary School parents Amy Neal and Kim Tanksley studied the new boundary maps outside the U.S. Grant High School...

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Looks who's going to college now

Two programs at Oklahoma public universities are preparing students not just for a career, but also to live independently. Each...

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OU president faces strong criticism

University of Oklahoma students demand change after another racist incident.

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Governor wants to work closely with superintendent

New governor says he won't have a separate education secretary in his cabinet, a signal that he would rather rely on expertise...

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Blackface incident reported again on campus

The University of Oklahoma tweeted someone has been seen walking on and near campus in blackface. It isn't clear if the person...

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Broken Arrow's Donna Gradel among final four finalists for national Teacher of the Year honor

Gov. Kevin Stitt and State Superintendent Joy Hofmeister made the announcement Wednesday after touring Broken Arrow High School...

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OKC district reveals plans to close schools

For weeks, Oklahoma City Public Schools Superintendent Sean McDaniel has talked about reinventing the state's largest district...

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Reunions: Oklahoma high school reunion listings

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Second-degree murder charges filed in death of McLoud teen

Two teens could face 10 years to life for allegedly killing Kaylen Thomas.

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3 students leave WVU, 15 others punished, regarding frat member’s hospitalization

West Virginia University announced Tuesday that three unnamed students “have agreed to permanent separation” from the school...

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Former dean calls for OU president to resign

The former dean of the College of International Studies at the University of Oklahoma called for President Jim Gallogly to...

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Oklahoma bills aim to punish, limit future protests

Oklahoma lawmakers have filed a host of bills that seek to crack down on the methods educators employed to stage a statewide...

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Recap: OKC district meets to discuss school closures

View a live feed of Tuesday's Oklahoma Cit School Board meeting, where officials addressed school closures as part of the...

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Journalist fired after wishing death on Covington Catholic HS students, parents: report

A freelance Vulture journalist was fired from his main job at digital company INE Entertainment after wishing death for...

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Ex-OU students who made racist video apologize

Two students responsible for a video portraying one of the women in blackface have issued public apologies after withdrawing...

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Three Moore schools on lockdown as police search for home invasion suspect

Northmoor and Winding Creek elementary schools, as well as Moore High School are still on lockdown while Moore police search...

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OKC district to close 12 elementary schools

Oklahoma City Public Schools would close 12 elementary schools as part of a plan to provide students with more teachers, course...

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Covington Catholic, school at center of D.C. march video, facing threats and protesters

When students return to Covington Catholic High School on Tuesday, they will be greeted by police and protesters. The...

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Two students leave OU after blackface video

In a news conference, James Gallogly said the students withdrew voluntarily and issued an apology for viral video.

Oklahoma WIC benefits to continue into March despite shutdown

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How an OU and OSU alum made the Happy Meal happen

"Over the years, so many people have told me, 'Gee thanks for keeping my kids quiet in the back seat. I go to McDonald’s, get...

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OU President James Gallogly addresses blackface video

University of Oklahoma President James Gallogly addresses video of a white student in blackface using a racial slur that was...

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Student told she was 'too dark' to perform with school dance team, lawsuit claims

A young woman is suing a school district in Kansas for discrimination and retaliation, claiming she was told she couldn't...

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Local Girl Scouts break ground on nation's first STEM camp

Officials broke ground Saturday on the nation’s first Girl Scout camp built specifically to teach science, technology...

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New charges filed in Oklahoma teen's shooting death

McLOUD, Okla. (AP) — New charges have been filed in the shooting death of an Oklahoma high school sophomore that authorities...

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Education notes for Jan. 20

Forestry scholarships available Oklahoma's Forest Heritage Center Museum is offering scholarships to college students studying...

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OU students demand action after blackface video surfaces

The Black Student Association at the University of Oklahoma has demanded changes to the university's policies and procedures...

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Professor faces second stalking charge

A second criminal charge and three protective orders have been filed against an Oklahoma State University professor who was...

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Best online degree programs reported

Oklahoma State University’s online programs in the College of Engineering, Architecture and Technology are ranked in the top 20...

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OKC district could close as many as 20 schools

In an interview at The Oklahoman, OKC school superintendent says a minimum of 14 schools will be closed and up to 20 could meet...

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School districts open to federal workers on furlough

"We're just trying to help out anybody experiencing a furlough or working and not receiving a paycheck," said Yukon Public...

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Report: Pell Grants for inmates would save state $2.4 million per year

Report advocates making Pell Grants available to qualified people in prison to improve their chances for success once they are...

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Perry school district must pay $3.5 million in sexual predator case

"There was no doubt that these children were molested and (the school district) admitted it," said attorney Cameron Spradling.

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Bishop McGuinness Catholic High School to host 33rd annual auction dinner and dance

Bishop McGuinness Catholic High School will host the 33rd annual auction dinner and dance, 'Clancy in Wonderland,' on Feb. 1.

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Reunions: Oklahoma high school reunion listings

Reunions: Oklahoma high school reunion listings

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Chili cook-off and auction to benefit 4-H programs

Residents wanting a bowlful of homemade chili are invited to attend the Oklahoma County 4-H annual Chili Cook Off and Auction...

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Mount St. Mary Catholic High School senior receives full-ride ROTC college scholarship

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Superintendent: Failure to notify parents was an 'oversight'

"He contacted them the Monday after Christmas break," Chapman told The Oklahoman. "That would have been approximately 25-26...

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Putnam City Schools Museum to honor four with Lifetime Service Award

The Putnam City Schools Museum will recognize four individuals on Tuesday with the Museum’s Lifetime Service Award.

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New facility addressing workforce needs

A new $6.5 million facility on Francis Tuttle Technology Center's Reno campus will train workers for some of the most in-demand...

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Oklahoma slips in science and technology ratings

I value benchmarking. Whatever the goal, comparing metrics with industry leaders is the best way to test and improve results....

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State briefs for Jan. 15

Conservation academy deadline approaching The Nature Conservancy of Oklahoma is looking for interested individuals to become a...

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OKC school principals to get incentive to retire early

OKC Public School District is offering $8,000 to principals and $5,000 to assistant principals to retire early as school...

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OKC School Board approves medical marijuana use

Oklahoma City district students with a medical condition that requires marijuana will be permitted to use the drug at school,...

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Interviews, photos and video: National Cowboy Museum plans multimillion-dollar indoor-outdoor educational expansion called Liichokoshkomo’

The Annie Oakley Society of the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum has in mind an ambitious new project: an...

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Harding Charter Preparatory High School hosts prospective student-parent open house Tuesday

Families with students considering attending Harding Charter Preparatory High School are invited to a Prospective Student...

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Catholic high school students to attend March for Life Jan. 16-20

Bishop McGuinness Catholic High School students will attend March for Life in Washington, D.C., along with students and...

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Past year historic for Oklahoma education

Reflection is the perfect exercise as a year ends and another begins. Pausing to celebrate successes while keeping a critical...

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Borrowers name company worst for student loans

A new analysis of student loan-related complaints submitted to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau in 2018 shows one loan...

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Education notes for Jan. 13

Students need to file financial aid form Students who plan to attend college next fall should file the Free Application of...

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Budget increase aimed at filling skills gap

Oklahoma CareerTech has requested a $21 million increase in state funding for fiscal year 2020 to expand programming that will...

Fired Norman sewer worker accepts $250,000 settlement

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Property owners in Norman will pay more in ad valorem taxes to cover the settlement in the federal age discrimination case.

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Knowledge of Oklahoma history can pay for college

Oklahoma high school students who want to take part in the 2019 Oklahoma Scholarship Competition must register by Feb. 15....

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Oklahoma middle school student arrested after brandishing pellet gun at school

A Broken Arrow middle school student was arrested after he reportedly brandished a pellet gun during a dispute with another...

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Voters reject Luther school bond proposal

It was the first bond election for Luther Public Schools since 2015, when a $35 million dollar proposal failed by 85 percent of...

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University of Central Oklahoma crowns Miss Native American UCO

Claudia McHenry, a business and legal studies major, was recently crowned Miss Native American UCO.

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Reunions: Oklahoma high school reunion listings

Reunions: Oklahoma high school reunion listings

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Tinker Federal Credit Union names three teachers of the year for financial education

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Canadian Valley Technology Center offers medical marijuana seminar 'How to Recognize Impairment'

Canadian Valley Technology Center will offer a medical marijuana seminar on 'How to Recognize Impairment.'

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Concert raises funds for Women of the South scholarships

Women of the South recently teamed up with Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Famer Justin Echols and Oklahoma City Community College for a...

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8 finalists selected for UCO president post

Eight people will be interviewed this month for the job of president of the University of Central Oklahoma. The new president...

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Test scores will factor in OKC school closures

"Our academic challenges are further evidence that these hard decisions are essential to the future of our students and our...

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Research is providing seismologists with valuable information that might someday be useful in identifying potential risks for damaging earthquakes, one says.

Oklahoma State Seismologist Jake Walter says scientists are not yet able to forecast when a potentially damaging earthquake...

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Education notes for Jan. 6

Colleges return for spring semester Spring semester classes begin Monday at Southwestern Oklahoma State University. For...

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OSU, OU both underrated

Oklahoma's two research universities are among the Top 10 colleges in the region that should not be overlooked by students...

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Ex-teaching assistant charged with sex crime

A former teaching assistant at a Putnam City middle school has been accused in a felony charge of sending messages of a sexual...

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Rose State awards 10 educators with Golden Apple awards

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Two Putnam City seniors win QuestBridge College Match Scholarship

Lyssa Albertson, of Putnam City West, and Long Pham, of Putnam City High School, were selected in early December as recipients...

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Victorian Tea shared by Edmond's Central Middle School seventh-graders

Central Middle School seventh-graders and their teachers recently participated in a Victorian Tea event.

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Reunions: Oklahoma high school reunion listings

Reunions: Oklahoma high school reunion listings

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Opioid fight to be waged in 4 Oklahoma communities

The Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences will take its crusade against the opioid addiction epidemic to four of...

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Stitt joins weekly #OklaEd chat on Twitter

On the campaign trail Gov.-elect Kevin Stitt promised a top 10 education system, a goal he asked educators to help define...

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Oklahoma's regional universities are ladders to success

Oklahoma's public regional universities are outperforming the national average of upward social mobility by 38 percent,...

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Education notes for Dec. 30

TULSA Arnall endowment to fund scholarships A $5 million endowment at the University of Tulsa, established through a gift from...

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Transgender student alleges sexual harassment

Veronica "Tyler" Bors accuses professor Kole Kleeman of making repeated statements about his physical appearance, forcibly...

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State briefs for Dec. 28

Grant to buy hearing aids for low-income seniors The Masonic Charity Foundation of Oklahoma has awarded a grant to purchase 776...

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More than 41,000 public service workers sought federal student loan forgiveness. The government approved just 206.

When Daniel Cuciak went online this month to check his student loan balance, his first reaction was disbelief. His loan balance...

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OSU-OKC partnership gives Dove high school graduates 2-year jump on college

Spring graduation will be a dual celebration for 17 seniors at Dove Science Academy who are on track to earn both a high school...

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It's never too late to give the gift of education

It's never too late to give the gift of education Q: Why does Oklahoma 529 College Savings Plan (OCSP) continue to stress the...

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John Rex Charter School receives Funding the Future grant

John Rex Charter School has received a Funding the Future grant from Continental Resources.

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Reunions: Oklahoma high school reunion listings

Reunions: Oklahoma high school reunion listings

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UCO President Don Betz named Edmond Chamber Citizen of the Year

The Edmond Area Chamber of Commerce has presented the 2018 Citizen of the Year Award to University of Central Oklahoma...

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Nursing aide students receive $250 scholarships

The Norman charter chapter of the American Business Women’s Association has awarded two $250 scholarships to Moore Norman...

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UCO administrator named Outstanding Civic Leader by Asia Society of Oklahoma Inc.

The Asia Society of Oklahoma Inc. recently awarded the Outstanding Civic Leader Award during its 30th annual Awards for...

Oklahoma Regional Food Bank helps furloughed federal workers

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Oklahoma Regional Food Bank volunteers set up at state fairgrounds to distribute staples to federal workers missing paychecks because of government shutdown.

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OKC school board to consider revised transfer policy

Superintendent Sean McDaniel, speaking to school board members Dec. 10, said new attendance zones will be created through the...

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Last sister at 'The Mount'

Sister Betty Elmer became the last sister at 'The 'Mount' after she retired from her post at Mount St. Mary High School, the...

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Lawmaker targets virtual schools, which continue to grow

State Sen. Ron Sharp, a longtime critic of virtual charter schools, is continuing his effort to rein in this growing sector of...

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Bill requires superintendent pay come from local funds

Senate Bill 60 is authored by Sen. Ron Sharp, R-Shawnee, a former educator who said it "eliminates the politics that state...

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Four-day week helps recruit, retain teachers

"We don’t have teachers worrying about having to take a day off to go to the bank or put tires on the car or doing other...

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Education notes for Dec. 23

OKLAHOMA CITY Dove Science Academy teacher gets teaching award Dallas Fields of Dove Science Academy is one of 51 teachers...

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Making the case for a $100 million increase

Chancellor Glen Johnson kicked off a statewide tour Wednesday to explain the $100 million budget increase higher education has...

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Teachers' union seeks bulk of new revenue for schools

Oklahoma's largest teachers union is seeking $400 million in new annual spending for educator salaries and classroom funding,...

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Harding Charter receives $10,000 grant for media center renovation

Harding Charter Preparatory High School recently received a grant toward the renovation of the school's media center.

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USAO student receives Distinguished Graduate Award for fall 2018

Ethan Gorrell has been awarded the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma Alumni Association’s Distinguished Graduate Award.

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OKC students win at Cane Quest competition

Four Oklahoma City residents earned top awards at the sixth Oklahoma Regional Cane Quest competition hosted recently in...

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OSU-OKC receives grant for STEM Careers program

OSU-OKC is the recipient of an $8,000 grant from the Union Pacific Foundation for the school’s Fridays are for STEM Careers...

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Yukon teachers receive Funding the Future Grant for innovative STEM programs

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Metro area alumni named to SWOSU Board of Trustees

Lori Baker Boyd, of Yukon, and James Keehn, of Edmond, have been named to the Board of Trustees of the Southwestern Oklahoma...

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PHOTOS: Midwest City students perform 'Holiday Playlist'

Fourth- and fifth-grade students at Soldier Creek Elementary School recently performed 'Santa's Holiday Playlist.'

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State briefs for Dec. 19

Southwestern Oklahoma State University has announced the creation of the Wright Family Scholarship Fund.

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Student's article brings recognition to school paper

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Reunions: Oklahoma high school reunion listings

Reunions: Oklahoma high school reunion listings

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OSU employees will have to wait on pay raises

Joe Weaver, senior vice president of administration and finance, said improved graduation rates among fourth- and fifth-year...

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Edmond Santa Fe High School teacher arrested on sex complaint

Arrest came after victim attempted suicide, police say

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Once friends, Boren and Gallogly are now at odds

Former OU president David Boren and current president James Gallogly haven't spoken in months. At least to outsiders, they...

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Education notes for Dec. 16

Teachers can apply for Williamsburg trip Fellowship applications are available for Oklahoma fifth- and eighth-grade teachers...

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Teachers union hires new executive director

Oklahoma's largest teachers union has hired a new executive director who believes the organization can build momentum following...

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State briefs for Dec. 15

Spiro Mounds Archaeological Center will offer guided walks Dec. 21 so visitors can learn about the winter solstice.

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Report: Oklahoma lagging in per-student spending

Oklahoma is trailing behind neighboring states in per-student spending, even when factoring in this year's teacher pay raises,...

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Commission Investigating Parkland Shooting To Lawmakers: Arm Teachers

The commission that's directing the Florida Legislature's response to the Parkland shooting will recommend that public school...

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Norman district to pay bus crash victims $1 million

In a statement, Norman Public Schools Superintendent Nick Migliorino said the court’s involvement assures that all claimants...

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Catholic Foundation of Oklahoma awards grant to Bishop McGuinness art program

The Catholic Foundation has awarded Bishop McGuinness Catholic High School a $1,000 grant to assist in buying an electric kiln.

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OU working on MBA for aerospace, defense contractors

University staff have engaged the local defense industry about how the program should be designed.

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Michael Dwerlkotte was named Bishop McGuinness Catholic High School's November student of the month.

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University of Oklahoma Regents approve faculty raises, executive hires

The University of Oklahoma Board of Regents approved the $4.6 million pay increase plan Tuesday for faculty on the Norman...

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PC West plans lively Yuletide celebration

Putnam City West High School’s annual Yuletide program will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday in the school's auditorium, 8500 NW 23.

Residents seek input on OKC MAPS 3 senior health and wellness center design

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Northeast Oklahoma City residents said Wednesday they expect a greater voice in decision-making for the third MAPS 3 senior health and wellness center. "You need to listen to the people on the east side about what it is that we want and what we...

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Reunions: Oklahoma high school reunion listings

Reunions: Oklahoma high school reunion listings

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Bishop McGuinness students collect canned goods during annual food drive

Bishop McGuinness Catholic High School students recently collected enough canned goods in their annual food drive to prepare...

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OKC district agrees to pay ex-teacher $400,000

Oklahoma City Public Schools has agreed to pay $400,000 to a former teacher who complained in a lawsuit about being subjected...

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Mustang school district promotes interim leader

MUSTANG — Mustang Public Schools didn't have to look far to find a permanent leader. The school board voted unanimously Monday...

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State Department of Education delays release of new school grade cards

The Oklahoma State Department of Education notified school districts across the state on Monday evening that the release of...

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UCO’s UCentral Radio plays nonstop holiday music

UCO’s student-operated radio station is playing nonstop, commercial-free holiday music throughout December.

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$3.9M project to address obesity in rural eastern Oklahoma

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma State University has a $3.9 million plan to address obesity in two rural counties, one of...

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Debtors choose loan payment over gifts

A new survey of 1,000 people by LendEDU shows most recent graduates would prefer a student loan payment to a traditional...

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Data shows inefficiencies in OKC district schools

Superintendent Sean McDaniel said one of the goals of the district's Pathway to Greatness project is to "shine a light on some...

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Q&A with David Chaney: EPIC Charter Schools encourages community involvement among students and staff

EPIC Charter Schools encourages community involvement for students, staff Q: How do you reward employees for good outcomes and...

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Education notes for Dec. 9

USDA to hire Pathways interns U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue has announced OneUSDA internship opportunities for...

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Pay raise and funding changes part of Stitt's education platform

Gov.-elect Kevin Stitt wants to make Oklahoma a top 10 state in education.and has appointed a policy committee that includes...

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Supper program fills hunger gap

"This is an effort to combat child hunger and to help students fuel their minds and bodies with an additional well-balanced...

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Interviews, photos and video: RACE Dance Company features OKC students with holiday production 'RACE's Hip Hop Nutcracker'

For the seventh year, RACE Dance Company – a professional hip-hop, contemporary and jazz dance company based in Oklahoma City...

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Former Tishomingo teacher sentenced to six years for lewd acts

Former Tishomingo teacher sentenced to six years for lewd acts

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This designation puts Oklahoma on a different kind of map

The Oklahoma Geological Survey has been named a partner is the Advanced National Seismic System, it has announced. The...

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ACT scores reveal college potential for some Oklahoma students

Oklahoma's class of 2018 had the most students ever to score 30 or better on the ACT. Oklahoma is one of 17 states where all...

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School board filing period ends

Josh Means is the son of Jay Means, who resigned from the board in June 2014 after taking a job as middle school principal in...

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Ready or not, students head to college

Oklahoma is making progress on efforts to replace noncredit prerequisite courses — which cost students $2.89 million in 2013-14...

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TEEM transformation

The stars of the runway at the recent "Transformation Fashion Event and Luncheon" were participants of The Education &...

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RACE Dance Company celebrates holiday season with 'RACE's Hip Hop Nutcracker'

The nonprofit RACE Dance Company is mentoring more than 100 students from dance programs in Oklahoma City Public Schools for...

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Candidates emerge for school board seats

Several incumbents seeking re-election have filed for seats on school boards across the Oklahoma City metro area. Among them is...

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Hobby Lobby leases campus of St. Gregory's University to Oklahoma Baptist University

Sale of bankrupt St. Gregory's University campus closed Tuesday.by Hobby Lobby.

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Canadian Valley Technology Center student wins statewide T-shirt design contest

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Reunions: Oklahoma high school reunion listings

Reunions: Oklahoma high school reunion listings

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American Indian nursing scholarship available

Applications are being accepted for the American Indian Nurse Scholarship Award offered by The National Society of Colonial Dames.

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School boards advance bond elections

Nearly $40 million would be used to purchase land and fund the construction of schools on the southwest and east sides of the...

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Edmond North grads recognized for AP success

The awards are given annually to one male and one female student in each state and the District of Columbia for outstanding...

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Student threatens to kill professor for scheduling 7 a.m. final exam, police say

BOCA RATON, Fla. - A Florida Atlantic University student is accused of posting a threat to kill one of his professors on...

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OKC district director resigns

In her resignation letter, a copy of which was obtained by The Oklahoman, Perrault told Superintendent Sean McDaniel it "has...

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College student earns space center experience

Redlands Community College nursing student Alyssa Wheeler earned the chance to study STEM disciplines with NASA engineers at...

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1 injured in fire at apartment complex near OU campus

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Authorities say one person was injured in a fire at an apartment complex near the University of Oklahoma...

Mother of jail inmate who died questions why daughter wasn't in mental health ward

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The mother of a woman who died in the Oklahoma County jail this month says jail officials should have known her daughter was a suicide risk.

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Yale to offer emergency contraception via vending machine

NEW HAVEN — Yale University students who want to use the “morning-after pill” soon will have the emergency contraception...

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Despite letter, ed committee chair says schools will be supported

Rhonda Baker, a former teacher and current chair of the House common education committee, said she wholly supports the state’s...

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Poinsettia Sale begins Wednesday

The Oklahoma State University-Oklahoma City Business & Agriculture Technologies Division will host its 29th annual...

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Reunions: Oklahoma high school reunion listings

Reunions: Oklahoma high school reunion listings

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Three OCCC employees honored at statewide conference

The Oklahoma Association of Community Colleges recently recognized three Oklahoma City Community College employees for...

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Benedictine monk seeks new home for child development institute

SHAWNEE — A Catholic monk is looking for a new home for a long-running child development institute now that the sale of the...

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Parents question school’s new lunch fingerprint system

Nebraska parent says he's suspicious of program that allows children to pay for lunch using their fingerprint.

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Oklahoma City police release body cam footage of dog attack at Fillmore Elementary School

Oklahoma City police on Monday released body camera footage from last week's dog attack at Fillmore Elementary School. The...

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Funding match promise unfulfilled

Oklahoma still owes $150 million in promised funding matches for faculty salaries 10 years after a big push to eliminate the...

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Oklahoma schools try to reduce suspensions through mental health support

Weatherford Public Schools is developing a plan to keep kids from getting suspended, and if that’s not possible, to put the...

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Education notes for Nov. 25

Grant proposal writing sessions planned Oklahoma pre-K through 12th-grade teachers seeking customized professional development...

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Oklahoma City police, school district team up to help children exposed to trauma

Oklahoma City school officials and police have teamed up to help children who have been exposed to trauma through a new...

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Board of ed member Dan Keating died Saturday

State Board of Education member Daniel Keating passed away Saturday.

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Oklahoma state new briefs for Saturday, Nov. 24, 2018

Oklahoma state new briefs for Saturday, Nov. 24, 2018.

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School districts face shortage of substitute teachers

"In years past, there were a significant amount of certified teachers in the substitute pool who were willing to work as a sub...

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Former OSU president dies

Former Oklahoma State University president, John Roy Campbell, has died at age 85. A memorial service with military honors will...

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State briefs for Nov. 22

OKLAHOMA CITY Boeing awards grant to Science and Math School Boeing has awarded the Oklahoma School of Science and Mathematics...

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Dog blamed for injuring Oklahoma City students could be euthanized

A dog blamed for attacking and injuring 12 children at an Oklahoma City elementary school could be euthanized if its owner...

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Veterans attend Bishop McGuinness ceremony

Bishop McGuinness Catholic High School celebrated Veterans Day with a ceremony.

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OU Outreach’s Belinda Biscoe inducted into International Adult and Continuing Education Hall of Fame

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Reunions: Oklahoma high school reunion listings

Reunions: Oklahoma high school reunion listings

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State briefs for Nov. 20

EDMOND UCO secures $6 million GEAR UP grant The U.S. Department of Education has awarded the University of Central Oklahoma a...

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No tuition, no fees makes college affordable

Many students no longer will have to pay tuition and fees to attend the University of Oklahoma under a new program. The Crimson...

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Sunday night chats unite Oklahoma educators, lawmakers on Twitter

Every Sunday night, Oklahoma educators, elected officials and others chat on Twitter about issues ranging from funding to class...

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12 students injured in dog attack at OKC school

About 12:40 p.m. Monday, a pit bull terrier ran into the school's playground during 3rd and 4th grade recess, school officials...

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Dog attacks students at OKC school

A dozen children were injured when a pit bull terrier attacked them Monday afternoon at Fillmore Elementary School. The dog ran...

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Q&A with Teresa Moore: Arvest Bank helps single parents graduate college, overcome poverty

Q&A with Teresa Moore: Arvest Bank helps single parents graduate college, overcome poverty

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Students learn tech through robots

The KISS Institute of Practical Robotics works to teach students math and computer skills using robots.

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Students learn tech through robots

The KISS Institute of Practical Robotics works to teach students math and computer skills using robots.

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OKC district recognizes top readers

"We're dedicated to our learning," said Melinda Elms, the school's third-year principal. "We want to be everything that we can...

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School funding promise draws cautious optimism from teachers

Following an election year largely defined by battles over education, legislative leaders say public school funding will be a...

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Education notes for Nov. 18

STEM research center officially opens EDMOND — University of Central Oklahoma students, faculty, staff and supporters...

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Teacher, husband donate new books in OKC district

Kathleen, a special education teacher at the school, and Scott, a former minister and hospice chaplain, donated 50 cents from...

'The bill's not going to go anywhere.' Effort to stop a $100 million state project is unlikely to succeed

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Legislative effort to save veterans center in Talihina likely doomed from the start.

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Is there an upside to student debt?

New research shows students who were offered federal loans through their community college took more credit hours, earned...

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Change is coming to school district

The definition of a process is a systematic series of actions directed to some end. The process underway through Oklahoma City...

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Education Dept. Proposes Enhanced Protection For Students Accused Of Sexual Assault

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos announced sweeping rules on how colleges handle cases of sexual assault and...

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The heat is (back) on

Eugene Field Elementary was without heat and hot water Tuesday, when the high temperature was 35 degrees and the low was 19...

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OKC school district leader discusses Pathway project

"It's been a tough go, to be quite honest with you, because there's a lot of passion and emotion," Superintendent Sean McDaniel...

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Reunions: Oklahoma high school reunion listings

Reunions: Oklahoma high school reunion listings

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Bishop McGuinness students recognized

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OKC district names building after Clara Luper

Family and friends, several wearing T-shirts with Luper's name and picture, attended the meeting, which broke out in applause...

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OKC district school closed Wednesday

Oklahoma City Public Schools will close Eugene Field Elementary on Wednesday because the school is without heat, Superintendent...

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Heritage Hall Adopt-a-Grandparent Program hosts annual Halloween Party for adopted grandparents

The Heritage Hall Upper School Adopt-a-Grandparent Program brought together students and residents of The Fountains at...

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Professor sues over rebuke for calling female transgender student 'sir'

A professor is suing officials at his small public university in Ohio after receiving a written warning for violating its...

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Oklahoma City school district hosts final meeting on 'Pathway to Greatness' project

Community member Andrew James, a longtime volunteer at Martin Luther King Elementary School, said past projects by Oklahoma...

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Oklahoma Christian University to stage classic children’s tale 'Master Cat' Nov. 15-17

Oklahoma Christian University students will present the family friendly production 'Master Cat' Nov. 15-17.

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Meetings yield few details about OKC school closures

"I do know that there is some anxiety from teachers and principals about where they’re going to be next year," Capitol Hill...

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Education notes for Nov. 11

OKLAHOMA CITY OCU offers scholarships for some English teachers Oklahoma City University is offering scholarships for its...

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Oklahoma state schools Superintendent Joy Hofmeister sued by witness in the now-dismissed criminal case against her

Witness in criminal case against Joy Hofmeister alleges she was behind his forced resignation in 2016.

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USAO honors 3 outstanding alumni

CHICKASHA — The University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma recognized three alumni for outstanding achievements and public...

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Applications for 2019 Youth Leadership Oklahoma class due Dec. 5

Leadership Oklahoma is accepting applications for its 2019 Youth Leadership Oklahoma class. The application deadline is 5 p.m....

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Edmond Schools to host teacher recruitment reception for education majors Nov. 29

The Edmond School District will be hosting a teacher recruitment reception for education majors on Nov. 29.

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Raises, restored funding budget priorities

The Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education voted Thursday to request $878.2 million in state funding for 2019-20, an...

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Kids Alive! production of 'Mulan Jr.' showcases theatrical students of all abilities

Kids Alive! will present its fall production, 'Mulan Jr.,' at 7 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m., 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday.

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Federal grants going to 46 schools

Three federal GEAR UP grants totaling $68 million will target 12,000 pupils in 46 schools across the state, including every...

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Teacher commits suicide in classroom

ROSENBERG, Texas (KTRK) -- A middle school teacher who school officials believe committed suicide died after being found...

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OKC district continues community 'Pathway to Greatness' meetings

The meeting at Northwest Classen High School was the second of five community meetings to gather input on the project, which...

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Children build playgrounds of the future during competition

Students from eight Oklahoma City public schools invented playground equipment of the future in the recently expanded Design+Do...

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Reunions: Oklahoma high school reunion listings

Reunions: Oklahoma high school reunion listings

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Teacher education majors inspire kids at 'Ancient Civilizations' interactive museum

Teacher education students at Oklahoma Baptist University hosted an interactive social studies museum for local fifth-grade...

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Thunder storms Oklahoma School of Science and Mathematics

The Oklahoma City Thunder made a surprise visit recently to the Oklahoma School of Science and Mathematics.

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PC North students to perform 'Wizard of Oz' Nov. 8-10

'The Wizard of Oz' will be presented at 7 p.m. Nov. 8-10 at Putnam City North High School, 11800 N Rockwell.

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Steve Lackmeyer: New approaches can make closed schools community assets

Steve Lackmeyer, OKC Central: New approaches can make closed schools community assets

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State questions: What to know

Oklahoma voters will see five state questions on Tuesday's ballot. Here's what to know about each measure before casting your...

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OKC district hosts first meeting on possible school closures

"The whole gist of this process is investment. The whole reason we're doing this is we believe our kids deserve more...

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5 Oklahoma City Public Schools picked for Disney Musicals in Schools program

Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma announces today the five new local schools that have been selected to participate in the 2018-19...

Ex-wife wants child support from powerful state lawmaker

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Rep. Kevin Wallace has been ordered to appear on the second day of the upcoming legislative session for his arraignment in Lincoln County District Court on a contempt of court citation.

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Parenting: How to raise a voter

Tuesday, voters will elect a slate of leaders who will decide how best to address a variety of issues that will profoundly...

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District to release OKC school closure assessment data before public meeting

Superintendent Sean McDaniel said the meetings will focus on the process and not the end result, adding that no decisions have...

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State schools chief matched with familiar opponent

John Cox, a Democrat who ran unopposed in the June primary, will get another shot at Hofmeister, a Tulsa Republican who...

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What's the future of education in Oklahoma?

The future success of postsecondary education in Oklahoma requires a coordinated effort among K-12 schools, CareerTech,...

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OU, NASA partner on satellite observatory project

The University of Oklahoma and NASA are partnering to develop the Geostationary Carbon Cycle Observatory, or GeoCarb, a...

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Oklahoma education news briefs for Sunday, Nov. 4, 2018.

Education notes for Sunday, Nov. 4, 2018.

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Celebrity chef Rick Bayless visits Oklahoma City school

Celebrity chef Rick Bayless visits Oklahoma City school

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Bishop McGuinness hosts Career Day, welcomes alumni to speak

The Bishop McGuinness Catholic High School Alumni Association recently hosted Career Day for seniors.

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Free shoes bring smiles to kids' faces

Friday was a good day for children who attend Shidler Elementary School in Oklahoma City. More than 300 students, most from...

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Martha Burger formally inaugurated as OCU president

Martha Burger was formally installed as president of Oklahoma City University in an inauguration Thursday on campus. Burger...

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OU lays off 50; more likely next year

The University of Oklahoma cut approximately 50 staff positions Thursday in ongoing efforts to bring expenses in line with income.

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Stitt supporters see positive similarities with Trump

In a year when Democrats nationwide are hoping President Donald Trump’s unpopularity with women will provide a midterm election...

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Now streaming: OU professor leads dry stream research across U.S.

OU professor leads dry stream research across U.S.

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Candidates differ on teacher pay in first year

Republican Kevin Stitt wants a teacher pay increase included in the next state education budget, while Democrat Drew Edmondson...

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Bishop McGuinness students to present '9 to 5: The Musical'

Bishop McGuinness Catholic High School students will present "9 to 5: The Musical" on Nov. 15 and 17.

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Bishop McGuinness to host open house

Bishop McGuinness Catholic High School will host its annual Open House for all prospective students and interested parents from...

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Oklahoma coach fired after child abuse allegation

Oologah-Talala High School's head football coach intends to contest his termination by the school board following an allegation...

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Reunions: Oklahoma high school reunion listings

Reunions: Oklahoma high school reunion listings

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Seven students will compete for the title of Miss SWOSU 2019

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Norman library blends traditional and innovative elements

NORMAN — Norman's new Central Branch Library is on target for completion by next summer, after the $39 million project's...

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New medical school opening in 2020

The Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences will open the nation’s first college of medicine on tribal land in...

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OKC district to consider naming office building for civil rights leader

Clara Luper, a longtime district teacher and civic leader, led nonviolent protests in drugstores and restaurants in 1958 that...

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PC teachers attend day of training by colleagues

About 1,500 Putnam City educators attended a day of training offered by more than 100 of their colleagues on Oct. 22 at Putnam...

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Oklahoma's financial future rests on students of today

Oklahoma's financial future rests on students of today Q: According to the National Financial Capability Study, 63 percent of...

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Legislature's inexperience a challenge

Higher education officials will face an especially large task this year to educate new lawmakers about what do following a...

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Oklahoma has fifth-highest youth obesity rate

About 18.7 percent of Oklahoma kids ages 10 to 17 had obesity in 2016 and 2017, according to a new report from the Robert Wood...

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Rally to encourage voter turnout draws about 250

"I'm walking back today because I want you to know that the walkout never ended and now you have to join us," said Amanda...

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Disabled students train for future

"There are gaps in their skill levels," said Kennda Miller, an instructional supervisor for Oklahoma City Public Schools. "The...

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Memorial dedicated on hallowed spot

Members of the Oklahoma State University family and the Stillwater community dedicated a memorial Friday to those impacted by...

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Student inventors raise funds for trip

A team of students from Canadian Valley Technology Center’s El Reno campus have been invited to share their invention at the...

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Driver in OSU homecoming killings serving life in state prison

The woman who drove her car into people at the OSU homecoming parade is serving life sentence plus 10 years in state prison.

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OSU Extension offers Master Wellness Volunteer Program

The OSU Cooperative Extension Service is accepting applications for the Extension Master Wellness Volunteer Program for 2019.

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For the next penny sales tax, the Oklahoma City mayor is stressing priorities outside of downtown construction projects.

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Students enrolling in free-tuition programs

A growing number of high school students are earning college credit tuition-free through concurrent enrollment and the...

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Education notes for Oct. 28

CHICKASHA USAO to host event for women in STEM The University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma will host the 10th annual Women...

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State Board of Education wants $440 million funding boost

"While a significant step forward, the teacher pay raise was not enough to stem the teacher shortage or meet the pressing needs...

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School agrees to let Cherokee students wear eagle feathers to graduation

A northeastern Oklahoma school district has reversed its graduation dress code policy to allow Cherokee students to wear eagle...

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Tickets on sale Friday for The Tallest Man on Earth's upcoming OKC show

Swedish folk singer and songwriter Kristian Matsson, aka The Tallest Man on Earth, will perform April 27 at the ACM@UCO...

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Edmond schools to host Parent University

Edmond Public Schools and its community partners will present Parent University from 6 to 9 p.m. Nov. 1 at the district’s...

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Program urging adults back to class

A new adult degree completion program is being funded with a $777,000 three-year grant from Lumina Foundation to the Oklahoma...

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SWOSU alumni, friends gather

Southwestern Oklahoma State University alumni and friends in the Oklahoma City area met recently to reconnect and visit with...

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UCO to celebrate Native American heritage

The University of Central Oklahoma’s Office of Diversity and Inclusion will celebrate Native American Heritage Month with a...

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Harding Charter to hold open house

Harding Charter Preparatory High School will host its first Prospective Student/Family Open House at 7 p.m. Nov. 13 at in the...

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School agrees to let Cherokee students wear eagle feathers to graduation after Oklahoma attorney general intervenes

With the state's attorney general agreeing with the Cherokee Nation that it's a matter of religious freedom, a school district...

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OKC schools chief seeks input on possible closures

"Would you be willing to send your child to a larger school than they attend today if they had greater access to more...

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OSU-OKC Farmers Market to host inaugural Fall Festival on Saturday

The Oklahoma State University-Oklahoma City Farmers Market will celebrate the fall harvest this month by hosting its inaugural...

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Hobby Lobby agrees to buy campus of closed university in Shawnee

Hobby Lobby Stores Inc. agreed in September to purchase the university campus together with associated assets for the cash sum...

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Norman educator receives award, $25,000 check

"It's not often that you wake up in the morning, come to school for an assembly and you receive a financial award of $25,000,"...

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Reunions: Oklahoma high school reunion listings

Reunions: Oklahoma high school reunion listings

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UCO students to compete for Miss UCO 2019 crown

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Mega Millions means money for education — but how much?

Although the prize hasn't been claimed, the record-setting Mega Millions lottery jackpot will mean millions more in funding for...

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Putnam City High School teacher arrested, accused of sending sexual messages to student

A special education teacher at Putnam City High School was arrested Monday after he was accused of sending sexual messages and...

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Costume party to benefit art school

The Monsters & Margaritas costume party will begin at 8 p.m. Oct. 27 at DC on Film Row, 609 W Sheridan.

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Norman’s NextThought connects the dots for online learners

NORMAN — When my daughter enrolled in an online college class, I had an image of her being alone on an island, connected only...

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Heritage Hall plans open house

Prospective students and parents can experience 'A Day in the Life' of a Charger when Heritage Hall Upper School hosts an open...

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Harding Charter has successful Fall Festival

The Harding Charter Preparatory High School Fine Arts Department raised more than $1,000 for both of the school’s visual and...

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Exhibit and auction will honor educator, raise money for student art projects

An exhibit and silent auction that opens Nov. 2 in the Paseo Arts District will memorialize a beloved art educator and raise...

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Outsider, public servant and 'regular guy' share the stage

Candidates for governor ended a Sunday forum criticizing their opponents with the same attack lines that have filled Oklahoma...

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U.S. regulator orders halt to self-driving school bus test in Florida

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration on Monday said it had ordered Transdev North America...

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State briefs for Oct. 23

The Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum will receive a field trip grant for the 2018-19 school year from the National...

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"I don't take orders from Governor Fallin," state schools superintendent says in battle over classroom spending

Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin and state Schools Superintendent Joy Hofmeister locked in struggle of wills over classroom spending.

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SQ 801 draws mixed reactions from business, education factions

State Question 801 would amend the Oklahoma State Constitution by removing restrictions on how local school districts may use...

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Couple adopts hundreds of OSU students

Mike and Anne Greenwood say their generous support of students at Oklahoma State University is a way to pay back OSU for all it...

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Oklahoma education news briefs for Sunday, Oct. 21, 2018

Education news briefs for Sunday, Oct. 21, 2018

Legislature dipping into self-driving vehicle regulation

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For the first time since the technology became a reality, the Legislature is poised to begin regulating self-driving cars and trucks.

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PC West joins SWOSU Symphony Orchestra for concert

The Southwestern Oklahoma State University Symphony Orchestra will have a side-by-side concert with the Putnam City West High...

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Workshop to focus on freezer meal preparation

The Oklahoma County OSU Cooperative Extension Service is offering a 'Fall into Freezer Meals' workshop.

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National Severe Storms Laboratory unveils weather radar research prototype

Officials at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's National Severe Storms Laboratory unveiled a new system...

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State briefs for Oct. 18

The University of Central Oklahoma will host 'Teachers and the Legislature: Advocacy and Issues Forum' on Friday.

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A mission of fun

Bishop McGuinness Catholic High School seniors recently completed their “Senior Service Project” by hosting a carnival for...

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Oklahoma business briefs

Oklahoma business briefs for Oct. 18, 2018

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Reunions: Oklahoma high school reunion listings

Reunions: Oklahoma high school reunion listings

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Report sheds light on Norman bus crash

The bus was traveling south when it "hydroplaned and crossed over the center of the roadway into the north bound traffic lane,"...

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Night of spooky science

Families invited to a night of spooky science at Science Museum Oklahoma’s ‘Late Nite Lab’ Oct. 26

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OKC Symphonic Band announces upcoming veteran tribute concert

The OKC Symphonic Band has announced its upcoming “Let Freedom Ring! A Musical Tribute to Our Veterans!” concert.

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Many Oklahoma students not college ready, ACT scores show

Only 16 percent of Oklahoma's 2018 high school graduates met all four college readiness benchmarks on the ACT test, while 43...

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Cherokee music scheduled at the University of Oklahoma

The University of Oklahoma School of Music will present 'Cherokee Music Through the Ages' at 8 p.m. Thursday in Sharp Concert...

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Learning more about the Oklahoma School of Science and Mathematics

It's always eye-opening to gain a fresh perspective on something you think you know so well. Janet Neufeld, Ed.D., whose...

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Parent questions safety at PC West

WARR ACRES — Edwina Floyd wasn't planning to attend Monday night's Putnam City Schools board meeting. But her 17-year-old...

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Report: Oklahoma school bus hydroplaned during crash

LAMPASAS, Texas (AP) — A Texas Department of Transportation report says an Oklahoma school bus hydroplaned on a wet road before...

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Love works in Norman: Community is rallying around popular after-school program

An after-school program launched by a Norman church is raising money to stay open after the ministry that started it was...

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Goats, art and understanding offered at rural alternative school

FAME Academy is a school of last resort, a second chance at finishing high school for nearly 40 students from five rural school...

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OU seeking investments in research

The University of Oklahoma lacks vital research needed to bolster its reputation and the state's economy, OU's 14th president...

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Celebrating diversity boosts Oklahoma City's unity

Mary Melon: Celebrating diversity boosts Oklahoma City's unity

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Education notes for Oct. 14

Oklahoma exceeds goal on college degrees Oklahoma's public and private higher education institutions and career technology...

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Play is medicine for children’s museum director, former educator

STILLWATER — Gay Washington, executive director of the Oklahoma WONDERtorium, had to laugh when college students from Oklahoma...

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Metro students named to OSU's Orange Book

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UCO supports DACA students with Dream Without Limits Gala on Oct. 27

The Dream Without Limits Gala will be at 6 p.m. Oct. 27 at El Fandango Event Center, 2823 S Agnew Ave.

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Breakfast to launch scholarship campaign for Harding Charter Prep seniors

Harding Charter Preparatory High School will launch the Senior Scholarship Campaign at a Meet & Greet Breakfast on Nov. 7.

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State briefs for Oct. 13

Sam's Club offers free health screenings Sam's Club will offer free health screenings from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at...

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CV Tech gets $20,000 STEM grant

A $20,000 grant in support of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education has been awarded to Canadian...

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Sculptor shares skills with Taft Middle School students

Muskogee sculptor Lisan Tiger Blair recently visited art classes at Taft Middle School.

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Tulsa school bus driver/assistant coach charged with second-degree rape, indecent proposal involving two students

A bus driver and co-offensive line coach at Langston Hughes Academy of Arts and Technology who was suspended from the charter...

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Students ask the questions at candidate debate

Candidates for governor attended a debate hosted entirely by teenagers, believed to be the first of its kind in the nation.

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Attorney: Suspended coach had no knowledge of "brooming"

"He had no knowledge of any kind of brooming, any kind of hazing," attorney Joe White said. "None of this has ever been shared...

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Heritage Hall Academic Bowl team wins district tournament

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Middle school students accused of assault

Oklahoma City police are investigating an alleged sexual assault involving as many as seven male students at Roosevelt Middle...

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Workshop to focus on mental health, opioid addiction

A 'Family Mental Health & Opioid Addiction' workshop will be offered free to the public.

Stitt puts hold on public safety pick

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Attorney General Mike Hunter puts his top agent on investigation of corruption allegations at the Oklahoma Highway Patrol.

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Students find purpose, precision and passion in JROTC

Crooked Oak is one of the smallest high schools in the country to host an Air Force JROTC program, but has been credited as one...

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ECU student wins Brad Henry International Scholarship

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UCO students cheer, raise funds

UCO students raised more than $17,000 for Ally’s House during last week's homecoming celebrations.

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Reunions: Oklahoma high school reunion listings

Reunions: Oklahoma high school reunion listings

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Second teacher released from hospital; student remains

The bus was carrying 24 fifth-grade girls and three adults from the school to SeaWorld in San Antonio when the crash occurred...

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UCO’s Friends of the Chambers Library to host fundraiser Nov. 1

The Friends of the Chambers Library will welcome One’s Company, featuring Pippa White, for its fall fundraiser at 6:30 p.m....

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Human bones, organs used to recruit students

A group of American Indian high school students handled human bones and organs during a field trip designed to spark their...

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Artists to showcase work at reception at Redlands Community College

A reception to honor local artists is planned from 4 to 6 p.m. Saturday at the Redlands Community College Art Gallery...

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Edmond superintendent wants schools bond issue in 2019

Edmond Schools Superintendent Bret Towne would like to see a $91.9 million bond issue package placed before voters early next...

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Students plan volunteer park project

Antioch Christian Academy of southwest Oklahoma City has announced its 2018 community service project to serve the city of...

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Gubernatorial candidates pledge more money for schools

Each candidate has offered additional education policy ideas, but the bulk of their education platforms relate to core funding.

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Coat giveaway warms the hearts of needy kids

"They're excited. It's hot here today and they're all wanting to wear their coats," Principal Richelle Taylor said. "It's like...

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Morning Bell: Students to host gubernatorial debate

Ten high school seniors from across Oklahoma are hosting a gubernatorial debate between Democrat Drew Edmondson and Republican...

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Oklahoma education news briefs for Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018.

Oklahoma education news briefs for Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018.