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Rebecca Kaye, center, explains her split-grade ideas to concerned parents from Cleveland and Wilson Elementary schools

Rigid, secretive OKCPS plans generate controversy

A slow, but steady controversy is brewing in Oklahoma City Public Schools over leaked plans about drastically increasing the number of split-grade classrooms in...
Aurora Lora speaks to media about principal issues

Supt under fire from unionized principals

Oklahoma City Public Schools Superintendent Aurora Lora defended her administration Monday night against criticism that has been brewing among unionized building principals and assistant...
OKCPS Board of Education

It’s official – OKCPS board votes to sue Oklahoma Legislature

Oklahoma City Public Schools Board of Education voted Monday to sue the Oklahoma Legislature, speaker of the House and the president pro tempore of...
Town Hall at Wilson - Dunnington, Munson, Floyd - Warren asking

Northside forum crowd concerned about state revenue

A forum on the near north side of Oklahoma City Thursday suggested that legislators and the public are not anywhere close to finished providing...
John Rex Board of Directors

John Rex Board supports teacher walkout for first five days

At their teachers’ request, the Board of Directors for John Rex Charter Elementary voted to “fully support its teachers” in the event of a...
John Marshall Hallway at class change

Enduring enterprise – John Marshall Mid-High

The talk sometimes heard around some young parents in the city’s core is that Oklahoma City Public Schools are great in the elementary years....
Neeli Boyd, finalist Okla Teacher of the Year

Putnam City teacher named finalist for Okla teacher of the Year

Neeli Boyd is one of the 12 finalists for Oklahoma teacher of the Year. The eight-year veteran teaches first grade at Wiley Post Elementary, 6920...
AFT Ed Allen in front of strike poster solidarity

Teacher walkout will test solidarity says AFT-OKC president

With the teacher walkout on for Monday, questions remain about the future: How long can teachers maintain their resolve if walkout days stretch into...
Aurora Lora speaks to media about principal issues

Supt Aurora Lora resigns from OKCPS

Superintendent Aurora Lora has resigned her position with Oklahoma City Public Schools. In a news release sent just after noon Tuesday, Chief of Communications Beth...
Mary Melon blur

Into 2017 – Mélon begins third year at OKCPS Foundation

Mary Mélon started her third year as the president and CEO of the Foundation for Oklahoma City Public Schools in September. And she is upbeat...