Saturday, July 21, 2018

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civic engagement

Forget tests: Measure schools by their civic engagement

Education watchdogs have long looked to test scores as we consider the condition and efficacy of a state’s education system. During the peak civic...
immigration

Immigration: Overblown threats and empty gestures

As we wake each day and venture out into a hellscape reality that can best be described as the love child of Back To The...
#oklaed spending

Reports: Dismal #oklaed spending hurts poor, minorities

Oklahoma City can’t afford to ignore national reports by journalists and scholars on the state of our #oklaed spending and society. Report: OKC ranks 48th...
gubernatorial haircuts

Gubernatorial haircuts: From faux hawks to mullet locks

For many people, the mere thought of getting your hair cut provokes either delight or terror — or possibly both. The haircut we choose tells...
SQ 788 laws

Lawyer lists top-7 common misconceptions about SQ 788

On Tuesday, Oklahomans will head to the polls and decide whether to approve the state’s first regulated and taxed medical-marijuana industry. Lawyers have no...
zipper merging

Zipper merging: The traffic trick most people get wrong

Because I know an article about zippers written by a geezer like me could be scary for some, let me assure you this has...
sewer rooster

Editorial: People far nicer in person than online

Around the NonDoc newsroom, we have a new term to describe people who spew negative rhetoric on social media at all hours of the...
Father's Day

Darth Dad wants help with chores this Father’s Day

I look back on my childhood fondly. Living carefree, enjoying the energy and wonder of the world, I took everything in with excitement. Times...
video

1970s teen: Ignore naysaying from Lankford & gray, old men

Oklahomans will soon have an opportunity to legalize medical marijuana by voting for State Question 788. This will allow us to have some of...
immigrant children

Book details struggles of immigrant children in OKCPS

One of the most inspiring things I’ve ever experienced was the opening reception for Diary of Some Webster Kids: Advocacy in Action on May...

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