Library to sell used books
Books are up for grabs at Ada Public Library. The sale begins Wednesday, Oct. 3, and ends Saturday, Oct. 6.
How teacher strikes hurt student achievement
Talks between the Chicago Public Schools and the Chicago Teachers Union broke down Sunday, and now the city's teachers are on strike, just as classes were starting for the 2012-13 school year. What does the strike itself mean for students?
ECU flutist, pianist set free Thursday concert at center
East Central University adjunct instructor and flutist Juliana Overmier, accompanied on the piano by ECU’s Dr. Starla Hibler, will perform on Thursday, Sept. 13, at 7:30 p.m. at the Ada Arts and Heritage Center, located at 14th and Rennie in Ada.
Returning students find healthier school lunches
Students heading back to school will be getting twice the amount of vegetables and fruits on their meal trays, as well as more whole grains, and less salt and unhealthy fats.
Ada High among state's highest ACT scorers
Ada Senior High School and two other Oklahoma schools tied for the 10th highest ACT college entrance exam scores in the state.
Local author's book written for teens
Many Rivers Harbor announces the publication of “Secret of the Pack Rat’s Nest,” a novel for teens written by Ada resident Martha E. Rhynes.
Advice from teachers on how to make happier students
Parents can learn a lesson or two from teachers about what their kids' instructors want in the upcoming year. Teachers in several school systems were asked what parents can do, beyond reading with their kids, to help their children be better students. Here's what they had to say.
ECU raises tuition, fees
ECU has raised its tuition and fees to offset a loss of state funding, according to information from the university.
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Dollar General aids Byng kids
Tammie Bury has a lot of heart — some could say a school bus-sized heart.
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