Thursday, June 24, 2021
Summer Learning

Summer learning a first step in pandemic recovery initiative for students

BETHANY — Monday night in a church classroom, OKC artist and poet Gregory II had a group of fifth through seventh graders repeat words...
tuition increase

Regents advance tuition increase, OU Health merger despite questions about timing

Despite the objections of two student leaders and a new regent, the University of Oklahoma Board of Regents today approved OU's FY 2022 budget,...

CIVICS

McGirt ruling

Promised Land: Biden administration pushes funding for McGirt ruling caseloads

Last summer's U.S. Supreme Court ruling on McGirt v. Oklahoma  sparked numerous questions and complexities surrounding Indigenous and non-tribal jurisdiction. As these questions arise...
Ottawa County reservations

Courts ‘in limbo’ as Ottawa County tribes await reservation rulings

MIAMI — Over the next six months, the Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals is expected to make decisions about whether the landmark McGirt ruling...
civics education

U.S. Rep. Tom Cole asks education secretary to withdraw grant priorities

WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Tom Cole is using more caution on a bill he co-sponsored in March about civics education since the Biden administration...
abortion

Planned Parenthood Action: New abortion restrictions hurt Oklahomans

The Oklahoma Legislature, in race to prove which state in the nation is most hostile to abortion access, sent four anti-abortion bills to Governor...

OU: Releasing reports on sexual misconduct, donor data ‘serve the public’s curiosity – not...

(Editor's note: The author of this article and NonDoc Media are plaintiffs in the lawsuit referenced below.) The morning after NonDoc filed a lawsuit asking...
Oklahoma Schools Risk Management Trust

As Oklahoma Schools Risk Management Trust folds, districts on hook for obligations

The Oklahoma Schools Risk Management Trust, a self-insurance pool that has provided property and casualty insurance for Oklahoma public school districts since 2009, will...

CULTURE

labor shortage

Is there a labor shortage? Depends on whom you ask

The website of the downtown Oklahoma City restaurant Ludivine currently sports a banner proclaiming, "We are hiring!" Like many businesses in the food-service industry,...

Where is the beef? Where is the receipt?

Got milk? The Oklahoma State Department of Education says it has uncovered a criminal scheme related to child nutrition program purchases. Or supposed purchases. Superintendent...
Mike Allen

Live from the News Dungeon: Toonin’ with Mike Allen

Cartoonist, artist and all-around cool guy Mike Allen has been involved with NonDoc since its earliest days in 2015, and now he can add...

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