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Commentary

About NonDoc NonDoc.com serves as a responsible public forum for news and commentary. Our commentary section is open for public submission on a variety of topics. Promotional pieces are not accepted as commentary submissions. To learn the guidelines for submitting commentary pieces, pitch your topic and thesis statement to editorial@nondoc.com.
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Faleeha Hassan: Stalingrad

(Editor's Note: Read more about Iraqi poet Faleeha Hassan's life by clicking here. Two of her other poems were also published in this week's...
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We must diagnose the OKCPS dysfunction (and fix it)

American Federation of Teachers president Ed Allen is correct in describing the controversy over the proposed closing of North Highland Elementary School as an...
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The Oklahoman’s criticism of school funding is unfair

School finance is complicated enough without The Oklahoman muddying the waters in an attempt to shift much of the blame for chronic underfunding of schools to...
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Editorial: Oklahoma’s higher education system must consider optics

When we published longtime Capitol reporter Jeff Packham's news story on Oklahoma's higher-education budget cuts last week, we were glad to see so many...
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‘Laments help us as we share our sorrow’

(Editor’s Note: Vital Conversations is a running series of commentaries from various faith leaders. The series is sponsored by Phillips Theological Seminary, though contributions...
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School funding and welfare: How low can Oklahoma go?

Oklahoma’s growing failures in school funding and social welfare were recently showcased across two in-depth National Public Radio reports. Both are warnings to the rest of...
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Victim advocate: Oklahoma must become ‘smart on crime’

Feb. 15, 2011, is etched into my memory. That’s the day our son, Chad, was the victim of a horrific, violent crime, and our...
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New films help capture ‘full experience’ of black history

I always knew I was African American. In my household, we were black people. Descendants of slaves, yes. Also descendants of Native Americans and...
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OKCPS 2017 Statistical Abstract: Three takeaways

The OKCPS 2017 Statistical Abstract is out (and embedded at the end of this article). As we already knew, the state’s shift to higher standards produced a...
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Bedlam could propel OU’s Mayfield, Westbrook to Heisman ceremony

The No. 9 Oklahoma Sooners (9-2, 9-0 Big 12) are all but out of the playoff mix, but OU quarterback Baker Mayfield and wide receiver...

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