State superintendent's race in Oklahoma heats up

By ANDREA EGER - Tulsa World Modified: October 22, 2013 at 7:22 am •  Published: October 22, 2013

The candidate field for next year's state superintendent race is becoming more crowded.

Freda Deskin, founder and CEO of the Advanced Science and Technology Education Charter middle and high schools in Oklahoma City, announced her candidacy Monday.

Deskin, a Democrat, held a morning news conference in Tulsa, and in the afternoon she was joined at an Oklahoma City news conference by her campaign chairwoman, Kim Henry, the state's former first lady.

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