MuskogeePhoenix.com, Muskogee, OK

Opinion

April 11, 2014

Performance of spellers good sign

The performance of the spellers in the 2014 Eastern Oklahoma State Spelling Bee recently is encouraging.

It took 24 rounds to determine a victor. Competitors had to spell words off the reserve list to finish the competition.

There is a lot of concern about the quality of our children’s education lately. Perhaps rightly so, but a performance like this provides evidence that a number of students across the state are getting it.

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