Home Education

Education

Education issues in Oklahoma City

OKCPS consolidation forum - Gatewood

Gatewood, Edgemere parents resist school closures

The largest rooms at Gatewood and Edgemere elementary schools were filled with angry parents Tuesday night. They were there to resist a plan proposed by...
John Marshall Athletic Facility newser training

New John Marshall athletic training complex announced

The two benefactors for the new John Marshall Mid-High School Athletic training complex revealed architect's renderings Wednesday and announced it will be named after...
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...
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...
video

Lewis – Money can’t compete with connections

Tuesday’s run off races for Oklahoma City Public Schools board of education chair showed that ongoing connections with common people have become the most...
Supt Aurora Lora - closure statement

No school closures, but “tough choices” this year says OKCPS supt

Oklahoma City Public Schools Superintendent Aurora Lora has decided not to close any schools this school year, 2017-2018 according to a statement released to...
Convocation

Teachers, staff among 3,400 attending upbeat OKCPS Convocation

Oklahoma City Public Schools held the first convocation in four years Tuesday with an estimated 3,400 attending at the Cox Convention Center downtown.
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...
Quintrell Johnson with participants

Making of Men program is seeing results over time

Quintrell Johnson says he has been earning straight “A” grades since he started his master’s degree program. “It's big to me because I told myself...
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...