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Deer Trail Academy dissolves; Oxford Schools to take over

By default, Oxford Community Schools is taking over the education of Crossroads for Youth, after Deer Trail Academy (DTA) decided to "close their doors" a few weeks ago due to financial reasons....more >>

Language curriculum being revamped

Oxford Schools is revamping the elementary level Spanish and Chinese language curriculum, according to Superintendent of Curriculum Dr. James Schwarz. Schwarz described the new curriculum as being more "in-sync with each other....more >>
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Born December 29th
1800: Charles Goodyear, inventor of vulcanized rubber for tires.
1808: Andrew Johnson, American vice president who succeeded Lincoln after the April 15, 1865, assassination.
1809: William E. Gladstone, British prime minister.
1907: Robert C. Weaver, the first African American to serve on a president's cabinet. He was Franklin D. Roosevelt's secretary of Housing and Urban Development.
December 29th
in history
1934: Japan formally denounces Washington Naval Treaty of 1922. The rise of Japan's militaristic nationalism.
1940: In a radio interview, President Roosevelt proclaims the United States to be the arsenal of democracy.
1948: Tito declares Yugoslavia will follow its own path to Communism.
1956: President Dwight Eisenhower asks Congress for the authority to oppose Soviet aggression in the Middle East.
1965: A Christmas truce is observed in Vietnam, while President Johnson tries to get the North Vietnamese to the bargaining table.