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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...
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...
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...
Madison Wingate, Rising Star

Madison Wingate, OKCPS teacher, named Oklahoma Rising Star

Madison Wingate, Teacher of the Year for Oklahoma City Public Schools, has been named a Rising Star by the Oklahoma State Department of Education. The...
Northeast High School

Parents, students fear NE High Sch principal may be fired

The big question among students and parents Wednesday morning was “Where is Ms. Starr?” Sue Starr is the popular principal of Northeast High School in...
OKCPS Board of Education, 9-25-17

Board accepts Aurora Lora resignation effective Feb 1

Tuesday night the Oklahoma City Public Schools Board of Education voted unanimously to accept Superintendent Aurora Lora’s resignation effective February 1. The only official statement...
Kirk Humphreys takes seat after decision by OKC Quality Schools (Brett Dickerson)

Humphreys back on John Rex Charter board after controversy

Kirk Humphreys is back on the board of John Rex Charter Elementary as of Monday night after being removed a few weeks ago. After the...
Charles Henry, OKCPS Bd Mbr

On school names issue, Henry pushes principles over polling

Charles Henry is pressing the rest of his fellow Oklahoma City Public Schools Board members to make a public decision on controversial school names...
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...
OKCPS Board of Education

OKCPS confirms 42 schools affected by forced teacher transfers

Oklahoma City Public Schools confirms that 42 schools will be affected by forced teacher transfers to achieve what the district calls “rebalancing.” According to district...