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Putnam City Public Schools

Putnam City Public Schools adjust to statewide closure, release guidelines

Putnam City Schools released closure guidelines for all employees, students and families Thursday following the State Board of Ed's closure order.

OKCPS Board Chair race goes to runoff between Henry and Lewis April 6

The current OKCPS Board of Education Chair Paula Lewis had two challengers for her seat Tuesday and now it's down to one.

Twelve Oklahoma Teacher of the Year finalists announced

The ten finalists for Oklahoma State Teacher of the Year were announced Tuesday at the Oklahoma History Center.

OKC Public Schools to offer both in-person and virtual options in new year

Oklahoma City Public Schools will use a plan for the upcoming school year intended to provide maximum flexibility in a still highly-unpredictable pandemic.
Millwood Graduation - 2

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.

Moore Police substituting in public schools had mixed reactions

Moore Public Schools had several City of Moore Police Officers in uniform and armed substituting in January to respond to a real need.

Over 4,000 suspensions in OKCPS first semester alone

Oklahoma City Public Schools leaders are trying to sort out the deeper causes of a 37% increase in suspensions compared to the first semester last year.
charter schools

Epic faces epic problems with State Virtual Charter School Board

The Oklahoma State Virtual Charter School Board voted to start termination proceedings against Epic Charter Schools Tuesday, Oct. 13.

OKCPS Board of Ed decides transparent Board seat redistricting standards

The OKCPS Board of Education adopted two key procedural changes that will have a lasting impact on the business of the board.

Data breach at OKCPS third-party vendor exposes student information

A data breach at a third-party tech vendor could have exposed sensitive information about individual students in Oklahoma City Public Schools