Education

Education issues in Oklahoma City

western heights

Hofmeister appoints interim Western Heights supt in state takeover

State Supt of Public Instruction Joy Hofmeister assigned the new interim superintendent for Western Heights Public School District Tuesday.
Western Heights

Okla State Board of Ed takes over Western Heights PS to ‘stabilize’ district

The Oklahoma State Board of Education voted unanimously Monday to take over the Western Heights Public Schools to "stabilize" the district.
police

OKCPS to spend $2 million on revamped school resource officer program

OKCPS will spend $2 million for their school resource program by contracting with the Oklahoma City Police Dept for 18 officers.
OKCPS Board of Ed

McDaniel gets max bonus for leadership of OKCPS during COVID year

Oklahoma City Public Schools Supt Sean McDaniel will receive the maximum bonus for performance during the 2020-2021 pandemic school year.
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OKCPS NW Classen vertical students, families, staff offered COVID tests

Oklahoma City Public Schools is offering COVID-19 testing to all students, families, and staff in the NW Classen vertical.
Taft Middle School

More details surface about OKCPS Taft Middle School closing

Oklahoma City Public Schools (OKCPS) released more information about how the district came to close Taft Middle School.
Taft Middle School

COVID hits OKCPS again – Taft Middle School closed for remainder of year

An alarming number of COVID cases at Taft Middle School and the 5th grade center has sent those students back to virtual learning.
Millwood PS

Millwood Board of Ed latest to denounce HB1775 anti-racism teaching ban

Millwood Public Schools in northeast Oklahoma City is the latest public school district to officially denounce HB1775 now signed into law.
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Millwood Public Schools plans Board action on Critical Race Theory ban

The Millwood Public Schools Board of Education is preparing a resolution to denounce HB1775 just signed into law by Governor Kevin Stitt.
OKCPS

OKCPS Board of Ed votes 8-0 to denounce HB1775 just signed into law

The Oklahoma City Public Schools Board of Education passed a resolution 8-0 denouncing recent legislation about Critical Race Theory.