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Gloria Torres at UCO 1st Gen students speaking

Torres offers encouragement, engagement here and in Puerto Rico

Gloria Torres is into her first year of commuting from south Oklahoma City to Puerto Rico offering encouragement and helping to build stronger education...

Budd prepares to take OKCPS board seat

Rebecca Budd was the winner in Tuesday’s run-off race for the office No. 2 seat on the Oklahoma City Public Schools board of education....
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...
Patrick Duffy, new asst head of school at John Rex tasked with developing the new middle school.

Seasoned OKCPS principal will develop new John Rex middle school

John Rex Charter Elementary School continues on its march toward opening a middle school next year by bringing in a seasoned enterprise school principal...
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...
Jamarco Prim

Access granted! New mobile hot spots provide home internet to students

Jamarco Prim was one of the first students at John Marshall High School in Oklahoma City Public Schools to check out a new, small...
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...
Lawsuit presser OKCPS - small

Fight is on! OKCPS to sue state

What happened Thursday may be a sign of things to come over the next year. Oklahoma City Public Schools leaders announced in a news conference...
Town Hall meeting at N. Highland Elem, OKCPS

Signs of life for North Highland Elementary

"Just so you all know, I live in the neighborhood - the N. Highland community. Every school that I've taught at, I've lived in...
Parents at Edgemere listen to explanation of closure plan in March

Edgemere connection, pt 3 – Still open, still educating

This is the last of a three-part series on David R. Lopez Community School at Edgemere Elementary in OKCPS. See the first two articles...

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