Education issues in Oklahoma City

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Big traffic changes at Classen and 5th could result if OKCPS has its way

The Board of Ed for Oklahoma City Public Schools will vote on a resolution Monday night asking the City to permanently close a nearby street.
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OKCPS poised to launch historic all-virtual school start Monday

Oklahoma City Public Schools will begin the first ever all-virtual school start Monday with fewer students and financial strains.

OKCPS adopts new student, teacher policies for virtual school realities

The OKCPS Board of Ed adopted revised student and teacher policies reflecting realities of doing an all-virtual start for the school year

Oklahoma Board of Education makes COVID-19 plan a “recommendation”

Four Oklahoma State Board of Education members rejected the compulsory parts of a plan providing a uniform statewide response in schools to COVID-19.

OKCPS — New all-virtual start date, more temporary authority for supt

The Board of Ed for Oklahoma City Public Schools met Tuesday to address the ever-changing situation of COVID-19 beginning to run amok in Oklahoma.

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.
Douglass High School

OKCPS Douglass HS coach tests positive for COVID-19

Oklahoma City Public Schools now has a new positive COVID-19 test among its staff - this time a coach at Frederick A. Douglass High School in Oklahoma City.
Putnam City Public Schools

Putnam City Schools Board of Ed denies Sodexo contract by narrow vote

Sodexo, a facilities management service corporation, narrowly missed getting a contract for support and maintenance staffing at Putnam City Public Schools.
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Racism, death of George Floyd condemned in OKCPS Board resolution

Oklahoma City Public Schools Board of Ed passed a resolution expressing sorrow for the killing of George Floyd and condemned "racism in any form" Monday.

Unemployment fraud claims jump 275% for OKCPS over last school year

Oklahoma City Public Schools has seen a 275% increase in fraudulent unemployment claims this school year over the previous school year 2018-2019.