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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 W. Britton Road, in Putnam City Schools. The district covers most of the west OKC metro. The...
For the second time in three months, school closure issues threaten trust in Aurora Lora, Oklahoma City Public Schools superintendent. Direct, and open expressions of distrust, not only from parents and community leaders, but from a city councilman and even...
It almost looked like some confused school bus driver had lost his way and ended up in the OKC Pride Parade. But the appearance of the big yellow school bus Sunday was no error. Oklahoma City Public Schools has made a...
The gallery is at the end of this article. If you know the answers to some of the mysteries we've highlighted, please comment. Please give the gallery time to load. Many photos! As we reported earlier, the 96-year-old Oklahoma City Public...
Oklahoma City residents will pay a ¼ of 1 percent extra income tax to support local schools if voters approve a plan by one pro public education group. Save our Oklahoma City Schools Coalition held a news conference on the...
It took two board meetings in one week, but the Oklahoma City Public Schools board of education has granted retroactive pay raises to all full-time district employees. The raise goes into effect for the 2016-2017 school year now ending and...
So far, it’s been a productive year for John Marshall Principal Aspasia Carlson. She was chosen Oklahoma Principal of the Year in March. If you are catching up with that news see our report. Then, Monday, she was named one of...
Oklahoma City Public Schools Board of Education passed a ground-breaking resolution Monday night vowing “unwavering support” for “lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer" students and staff. All board members present voted for the resolution. The only one missing was Vice-Chairperson Gloria...
After close to a decade of discussion, Oklahoma City Public Schools administrators are finally leaving their crumbling 96-year-old administration building at 900 N. Klein. The former junior high has been the OKCPS administration building for the past 62 years. Different departments...
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. But after that, you better get your kid into one of the Edmond Schools. John Marshall...

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