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
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.