Cocktails for crayons

New event raises funds to provide school supplies for disadvantaged students. MARNIE FERNANDEZ The yellow school bus, boxes of crayons and the smell of newly sharpened pencils — signs of a new school year. Retired Union Public Schools teacher Jackie … Continue reading

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Uber On, Oklahoma!

Originally posted on Uber Newsroom Uber Oklahoma is here to stay! You spoke and your legislators listened. Today, Governor Mary Fallin signed a bill that allows ridesharing to flourish across Oklahoma. The bill had overwhelming support from the House of … Continue reading

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Parents hold power in high-stakes testing debate, state Rep. Katie Henke and educators say

By ANDREA EGER Parents possess the most clout in the growing fight over the use of high-stakes tests in public education. That was the common message at a panel discussion Tuesday evening featuring State Rep. Katie Henke, R-Tulsa, Jenks Middle … Continue reading

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Vote YES on HB 1614!

THE SITUATION Since our launch in Oklahoma in 2013, Uber has facilitated hundreds of thousands of safe, reliable, and affordable rides for residents while also providing a flexible earning opportunity for drivers in the Sooner State. Last year, we were … Continue reading

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State of Women (OETA)

OK Policy analyst Kate Richey, joined by Mana Tahaie of the YWCA Tulsa, Felicia Collins Correia, representing the Oklahoma Women’s Coalition, Sen. Constance Johnson, Rep. Jeannie McDaniel, Rep. Katie Henke and Rachel Hutchings of Workforce Oklahoma, discusses a report from … Continue reading

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Promises Kept in District 71

Recognized by many as America’s best college access program and considered a model that combines emphasis on academic preparation and financial support for college, Oklahoma’s Promise has been providing Oklahoma students the opportunity to earn college tuition scholarships for 20 … Continue reading

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