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Oklahoma teacher walkout kindles action in Arizona

Josie Logsdon

April 12, 2018

Teachers in Arizona have used the Oklahoma teacher walkout to plan their own strategy to advocate for higher education funding. Teachers in Oklahoma have rallied at the state capitol since April 2 for education funding. They gained support from around the country, especially in states like Arizona...

Churches host students during Oklahoma teacher walkout

Josie Logsdon

April 4, 2018

Local churches in Oklahoma open their doors to elementary school students during the teacher walkout this week. Public schools across Oklahoma closed April 2-3 as teachers marched at the state capitol for higher education funding, and the strike is planned to continue. Parents needed a place to send...

Oklahoma teachers travel to state Capitol to protest

Josie Logsdon

April 4, 2018

Public school teachers across Oklahoma made their way to the state Capitol by school bus to march for higher education funding early Monday morning. Teachers at Longfellow Middle School in Norman, Oklahoma, said their priorities are the students’ learning environment and classroom resources. Beth...

OU professor recalls university’s racist history

OU professor recalls university's racist history

Josie Logsdon

March 1, 2018

Students and staff at the University of Oklahoma celebrate the final day of Black History Month commemorating the racial history at the university and discussing how to be more effective antiracism advocates. Professor Emeritus George Henderson Ph.D., the founder of the OU Department of Human Relations,...

OU professor to release first study on cowboy Christians

OU professor to release first study on cowboy Christians

Josie Logsdon

February 8, 2018

A professor in the OU Religious Studies Program will release the first academic study on cowboy Christians on February 15.   Dr. Marie W Dallam decided to research the cowboy Christian community after finding there was no academic information on the cowboy church.   “It was new. It takes a wh...

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