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John Rex Charter Elementary sign mystery

OKC Quality Schools a mystery to many

A powerful nonprofit that controlled the founding and the latest actions of John Rex Charter Elementary in downtown Oklahoma City remains somewhat of a...
charter school trouble

Oklahoma City charter school SeeWorth Academy in serious trouble

SeeWorth Academy charter school in Oklahoma City Public Schools is at risk of losing its accreditation due to "gross neglect and non-compliance...
Northeast High School from Kelly

OKCPS emails parents about plans for teacher walkout

The Oklahoma City Public Schools administration sent emails Wednesday night to parents of the 46,000 students about how they will support fully support a...
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...
Aspasia Carlson, POY

Aspasia Carlson named Oklahoma HS Principal of the Year

Aspasia Carlson has been named Oklahoma High School Principal of the Year by the Cooperative Council for Oklahoma School Administration Free Press learned early...
OKCPS board 6-12-17

LGBTQ resolution passed by OKCPS board

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...
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...
Senior Walk

“Senior Walk” tradition inspires younger students at Millwood

Each year seniors go through one more ritual earlier in the day before the graduation ceremony at Millwood Public Schools. It’s called the “senior...
Greg Frederick, Principal, U.S. Grant HS

OKCPS principals union supports canceling classes for teacher walkout

The principals union in Oklahoma City Public Schools has taken a public stand for a teacher “job action, in the form of canceling classes”...
Carlson announces PBS project

John Marshall Mid-High chosen for PBS series

John Marshall Mid-High School has been chosen by Public Broadcasting Service or PBS to participate with Oklahoma City Thunder players in a new 2018...