Wednesday, February 8, 2023

Civics

NonDoc journalists report on the civic realm in Oklahoma and beyond. Our site also publishes a variety of commentary pieces about civic matters. As a site category, "Civics" encompasses three subcategories: Education, Health Care and Politics.

Civics

NonDoc journalists report on the civic realm in Oklahoma and beyond. Our site also publishes a variety of commentary pieces about civic matters. As a site category, "Civics" encompasses three subcategories: Education, Health Care and Politics.
OKC Ward 5 debate

Southside Showdown: OKC Ward 5 debate set for Feb. 2

(Update: A video and a recap of the OKC Ward 5 debate are now available.) With Oklahoma City's primary election on the horizon, all four candidates...
pandemic learning loss

‘It’s gonna take some time’: Oklahoma school districts fight pandemic learning loss

In October, the U.S. Department of Education released The Nation's Report Card based on fourth- and eighth-grade students' 2022 scores on reading and math...
The last ride of Mark McBride

Budget hearing previews the last ride of Mark McBride

As the cold and barren off-seasson for lawmakers thaws and the first session of Oklahoma's 59th Legislature approaches, the focus in January has been state...
Ryan Walters board meeting

Ryan Walters leads first State Board of Education meeting, amends budget request

At his first State Board of Education meeting this morning, Superintendent of Public Instruction Ryan Walters presented an amended Oklahoma State Department of Education...
Saadiq Longvideo

Stopped 5 times in 2 months, Saadiq Long seeks answers and protection with OKCPD lawsuit

An Oklahoma City Muslim man is reliving the fear of being stopped by law enforcement officers because he says his name has been on...
Ryan Walters budget

Ryan Walters presents Joy Hofmeister’s budget request, but he hopes to change it

Two days before his first Oklahoma State Board of Education meeting, Superintendent of Public Instruction Ryan Walters presented a budget request this morning to...
Shidler elementary

‘Structural issues’ shutter Shidler Elementary School

With the passage of Oklahoma City Public Schools' historic bond package in November, Shidler Elementary School in south OKC will be combined with nearby...
Brandi Garner

Interim Oklahoma County Jail CEO Brandi Garner strives to be ‘more communicative’

As she sweeps through the halls of the Oklahoma County Detention Center, Brandi Garner sees opportunities for improvement almost everywhere. Walls need to be...
Oklahoma County Clerk forum Democrats

Democrats tout bios in Oklahoma County Clerk forum

Four of the five Democrats running in the Feb. 14 Oklahoma County Clerk primary election highlighted their experience and their contrasts in management philosophy...
Adam Pugh

Plenty of cooks in the Oklahoma education kitchen

As the state's beleaguered education system again shapes up to be the topic du jour — or de l'année — among members and observers...

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