By Arthur Kane | Watchdog.org
After a high-profile racist incident, the University of Oklahoma will require all freshman to take diversity training, but figures obtained by Watchdog.org show there have been very few racial incidents reported to school authorities in the past five years.
In March, members of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity were videotaped in a […]
By Jillian Kay Melchior and Eliana Johnson | Special to Watchdog.org
Nearly two years after Veo Vessels died, her daughter, 70-year-old Mary Frances Hickman, decided to sell the home her mother had left to her. A sprawling brick house in Oklahoma City’s historic Highland Park neighborhood, it was built in 1924, just a year after Mary’s birth.
Reporters from Tennessee’s four largest newspapers used a slew of catch phrases in stories about out-of-state money influencing state politics.Read More →
From taxpayer-funded ghosts in Philadelphia to a flawed study trying to scare people by invoking the ghost of Jim Crow, it’s been a frighteningly busy week in education.Read More →
The University of Oklahoma completed its review of their Confucius Institute, finding no wrong doing, but a critic of CI questioned the thoroughness of the investigation.Read More →
In 2012, then-Oklahoma State School Superintendent Janet Barresi vowed to look into suspicious test scores in Tulsa and three other school districts – a pattern similar to the cheating scandal in Atlanta, where last week several educators received prison terms for racketeering convictions.Read More →