Category Archives: education

Putnam City and the Prophet

There was a Putnam, and eventually there was a city, but there never was a Putnam City. I attended Putnam City schools from first through twelfth grades. But I never lived in Putnam City, because it never officially existed. Israel … Continue reading

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A change is gonna come

April 18, 2016 Sam Cooke’s old song, “A Change Is Gonna Come” is playing in my head these days. Not merely because of the struggles our nation still has with race, but because of the remarkable progress we have made … Continue reading

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Tech Transitions Part 1: Analog to Digital

January 17, 2015 My experience is that my habits lag, sometimes considerably, behind the relentless improvements in technology in which I am immersed. As one of the the long-time experts in computer technology in my school district, I provide a … Continue reading

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Oklahoma is number one – in public school funding cuts!

September 12, 2013 Oklahoma is number one! IN PUBLIC SCHOOL FUNDING CUTS. Oklahoma voters are to blame. They elected a governor and legislators who have repeatedly cut income taxes even amidst the Great Recession, starving our schools.¬†When are parents going … Continue reading

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THANK YOU, Bartlesville

SEPTEMBER 10, 2013 UPDATE: The bond issue passed overwhelmingly by 76% to 24%! Thank you to the many community leaders and volunteers who pulled together to make this happen, and thanks most of all to the voters who turned out … Continue reading

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