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November 25th, 2015
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November 24th, 2015
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November 24th, 2015
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Graduation success rate of Oklahoma State University football players (defined as earning a degree within 6 years of entering school). The graduation success rate of University of Oklahoma football players was 65 percent.

Source: NCAA

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“I would argue that this is not good for kids — I think it’s going to cause students to lose momentum. There is clearly a saturation point by lengthening the school day, where you are going to exhaust students, and then they have three days before they come back and revisit what is being taught.”

-State Superintendent Joy Hofmeister, arguing against the 4-day school week being considered by a growing number of Oklahoma school districts to deal with budget cuts (Source)

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