Oklahoma City district pushes pause on hip-hop curriculum

Oklahoma City Public Schools purchased Flocabulary, an education tool that uses rap and hip-hop to engage at-risk students, but complaints have caused administrators to take a second look.

BY MEGAN ROLLAND Modified: October 1, 2010 at 1:18 am •  Published: October 1, 2010
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Concern over a new hip-hop curriculum that refers to the founding fathers as "old dead white men” has delayed the program's rollout for at-risk students, Oklahoma City Public Schools Superintendent Karl Springer said.
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