Education

Education issues in Oklahoma City

OKCPS Board wraps up hiring, approves labor contracts, considers charter

The big accomplishment of the evening for OKCPS took a deceptively short amount of time for the Board of Education to vote in Monday night.

Wave roof bank drive-through demolished!

The wave roof former bank drive-through at Northwest 5th and Classen is now history, demolished Monday afternoon and Tuesday morning.

OKCPS abandons custom of listening to alumni and current student body

OKCPS will eliminate the Northeast High School name and symbols completely ignoring alumni and leaving out current Classen SAS students in the process.
alumni see takeover

Northeast High School alumni see “takeover” in OKCPS merger plan

Northeast High School alumni are describing the current plans for a "merger" between Classen School for Advanced Studies and Northeast High School as a "takeover" instead of a merger.

OKCPS private, charter school shuffle begins

With several buildings being open after the Pathways to Greatness consolidation, the private and charter school building shuffle began in earnest Monday...
OKCPS computer

Network attack could cost OKCPS over $100,000 plus ransom

Oklahoma City Public Schools could be charged over $100,000 by a cybersecurity firm for helping the district recover from a crippling ransomware attack.
SeeWorth closes

SeeWorth board gives up charter, contract with OKCPS – closed for now

SeeWorth Academy charter school board voted Friday morning to give up its charter and end its current contract with Oklahoma City Public Schools.
SeeWorth School Closure

SeeWorth to consider giving up charter and ending contract with OKCPS

SeeWorth Academy Board appears to be set to meet Friday at 11 a.m. to discuss giving up their charter and ending their contract with Oklahoma City Public Schools.
Overcoming fear

School fights fear as part of defense against network intrusions

Fear seems to be the rule in 2019 when it comes to school district network security. But one district in the metro is fighting fear as a part of its larger defense.
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...