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School Districts May Release A-F Grades Despite Vote to Delay
School districts in Oklahoma may release new A-F school rankings despite the State School Board's vote to delay the release.
Oklahoma Department of Education officials decided schools could release the grades just hours after the Board's vote.
School superintendents and state lawmakers say the new ranking system has serious flaws and is not accurate.
grades will be calculated and now superintendents must make the
decision of whether or not to release the "preliminary" grades to
parents or wait for the "real" grades.
Norman and Edmond schools have said they will wait for the new grades to avoid giving parents conflicting information.
Call your child's school district office to find out if they intend to release the preliminary grades.
Posted: Wednesday, October 10 2012, 05:26 AM CDT
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Habitat for Humanity to donate to tornado victims
June 17, 2013 20:23 GMT
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- Central Oklahoma Habitat for Humanity says it will donate proceeds from sales at its Renovation Station stores in Oklahoma City to help pay for construction and repairs of homes of the May tornado victims.
Habitat said Monday that all proceeds through Aug. 31 will be donated to the project. Habitat is also soliciting donations to help rebuild or repair homes damaged by the tornadoes in the Oklahoma City metro area.
Renovation Stations are retail stores operated by Habitat for Humanity that sell new and used building supplies, material, appliances, furniture and other household items. There are two in Oklahoma City -- one in north Oklahoma City and the other on the city's southwest side.
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