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Students, Schools Can Sign Up for Spelling Bee

Oklahoma schools and homeschool students, ages 14 and younger, can register now to participate in the Scripps-Howard National Spelling Bee.

Septemberfest Offers Learning and Hands-On Activities for the Family

The Oklahoma History Center and the Governor’s Mansion will host the 16th annual Septemberfest from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 8, 2012.

Southern Oaks Library in Norman to Reopen with More Reading Space, Expanded Teen Area

The Southern Oaks Library, 6900 South Walker in Norman, is scheduled to reopen Sept. 25, with additional reading lounges, an expanded teen area and more computers.

Win $25,000 for Fitness at Your School

You could win $25,000 to improve fitness at your school by taking the Henkel Helps Kids Get Fit Challenge.

Love’s Creative SPARKS! Awards Announces Call for Entries

Love’s Creative SPARKS! Awards are open to all Oklahoma students K-12, including public, private, public charter, and homeschool students. The awards recognize students with creative ideas who use their imagination to envision a more creative learning environment that can be put into action in their school community.

Parents, Kids Warned to Avoid Pitfalls of Sexting

An editorial on NewsOK.com warns parents and students to avoid pitfalls of sexting.

Newspapers in Education by The Oklahoma Offers Classroom Resource for Teachers

Newspapers in Education by The Oklahoman offers a classroom tool for teachers. In addition to access to daily news, archives date back to 1901.

'If I Were Mayor' Essay Contest Open to all Oklahoma Eighth-Graders

All Oklahoma 8th grade students can participate in the “If I Were Mayor” essay contest, a program of the Mayors Council of Oklahoma and the Oklahoma Municipal League. The deadline is Dec. 14, 2012.

Join the Education Nation Teacher Town Hall

Teachers, plan to participate in NBC News' Education Nation Teacher Town Hall on Sept. 23. This is a great time to discuss solutions to education reform.

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