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One OK teacher walkout is worth two in the brush for art education

Brigette Waltermire

April 12, 2018

Every year, “Oklahoma Arts Day” is held at the Oklahoma State Capitol on a day designated by Oklahomans for the Arts (OFTA). This year, it just so happened to be during the Oklahoma teacher walkout. The typical art day model for OFTA was “not practical.” The OFTA partnered with Oklahoma A+ Schools,...

Perry schools support OK teacher walkout, do not close schools

The Perry High School marquis displays the current date and date of the teacher walkout for Oklahoma on Monday. Though supportive of the movement, Perry schools were in session on the day of the walkout due to end-of-year scheduling requirements while many other schools around the state were closed for the event.

Brigette Waltermire

April 3, 2018

PERRY, Oklahoma – Schools in Perry, Oklahoma, were not closed for the teacher walkout on April 2, 2018, in Oklahoma City. School faculty and the school board supported the teachers, but it was decided at the end of last week that school would remain in session. Faculty meetings were held in Perry o...

Keep Calm and Carrion

Keep Calm and Carrion

Brigette Waltermire

October 6, 2015

He was always told, “Don’t go toward the light.” But those two glowing orbs are so captivating, and he couldn’t resist watching their approach during his evening walk. Behind the orbs, a driver is contentedly cruising down the road. Suddenly, the squealing of brakes ruins the quiet of the dark,...

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