Greater Oklahoma City Chamber - Douglass High School mess reflects a systemwide failure

Douglass High School mess reflects a systemwide failure

Tuesday, December 4, 2012

by The Oklahoman Editorial

The Oklahoman

ON the first day Douglass High School students walked the halls of their new building, the Oklahoma City School Board chairman at the time stood before students with a message of hope.

“The investment they made in you is one we expect to pay off for years to come,” Cliff Hudson said that day in January 2006. He was referencing voter support of MAPS for Kids, which paid for the new Douglass and hundreds of millions of dollars’ worth of capital improvements throughout the district.

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