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Large school districts have less despite spending more

April 12, 2018

By Elizabeth Sims and Luke Schumacher, [UNFILTERED] reporters Graphics by Elizabeth Sims   A map of the instructional expenditures per student by district. Click here for full-screen map.   School...

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

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...

Oklahoma looking to call in more gambling revenue for education fund pot

April 8, 2018

As the teacher walkout intensified over the past week, the methods Oklahoma uses to obtain education funding came under extreme scrutiny.   Many took to social media to share their confusion, outrage...

Norman elementary school extends care program for teacher walkout

April 7, 2018

Eisenhower Elementary School has been offering a care program during the teacher walkout. Of the 17 closed schools in Norman, eight have been hosting child care programs while school is not in session. Normally...

Young teacher feels inspired through walkout

April 6, 2018

Sarah Massey understands the importance of her role amongst her peers from Eugene Field Elementary in Oklahoma City, even though she has only been teaching for two months. Massey said she decided to...

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.

Perry schools support OK teacher walkout, do not close schools

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...

New Club Rolls into OU

April 22, 2017

By: Lauren Linville The University of Oklahoma added a roller derby club to the long list of student organizations this past year. The club is a branch of the Oklahoma Victory Dolls Roller Derby team. Cheyenne...

Dipti Patel stands behind the counter of her Donut King shop on Lindsey Street after the morning rush. She and her husband, Sanjay Patel, bought the shop in 1994, when it was a Dunkin’ Donuts franchise.  Megan Ross / The Daily

Donut Shop Owner Perseveres Despite Tragedy

April 1, 2017

NORMAN, OKLAHOMA – The bell clangs as a customer pushes through the door. “What can I get you?” the woman behind the counter asks with a smile. The customer does not know that the woman’s husband...

SRT spends huge effort for little recognition

March 4, 2017

  Zack Maxwell dedicates most moments outside of class, homework and sleep to his team. He and his teammates are in their ‘gym’ for upwards of 30 hours a week. Their season is twelve months long,...

Hispanic Voters are looking to make an impact in Arizona

Hispanic Voters are looking to make an impact in Arizona

December 2, 2016

Phoenix, Arizona Stephanie Rodriguez's life was turned upside down 10 years ago. Despite being born in California the then eight-years-old Rodriguez was forced to leave the United States with her mother...

Rev. Michael Wortham, College and Young Adult Pastor, presents a message on faith and politics at the mid-week service.

Black Millennials Believe Stakes are High Coming into General Election

November 16, 2016

ATLANTA, GA —The stakes are particularly high for the free world and America in this year’s election according to Black millennials attending mid-week service at the historic Ebenezer Baptist Church...

Citizens in Fayetteville, North Carolina begin to repair the damage left behind by Hurricane Matthew's flooding.

Fayetteville rebuilds after Hurricane Matthew flooding

November 16, 2016

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C.---“The damage is scattered across the city like an artist flicked a paintbrush on a canvas.” Nearly two weeks after Hurricane Matthew made landfall on the east coast of the United...

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