Thursday, April 2, 2020

Education

Education issues in Oklahoma City

Big yellow bus in Pride Parade marks shift for OKCPS

It almost looked like some confused school bus driver had lost his way and ended up in the OKC Pride Parade. But the appearance of...
Gloria Torres and grandchildren

South side schools show discipline, pride on first day

Gloria Torres had overlapping reasons for visiting Fillmore Elementary Tuesday morning, the first day of school in Oklahoma City Public Schools. The south side elementary...
warm-ups

Douglass dance teaches more than dance moves

“Create and collaborate” are among the objectives for the day posted in Maria Krey Gibson’s Fusion dance class at Frederick A. Douglass mid-high. The east-side...
U.S. Grant HS first day of school 2017

Two teachers injured stopping brawl at U.S. Grant HS

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UPDATED 9:30 p.m. 11-16-17 -- Two teachers were injured breaking up a brawl between seven girls Wednesday at U.S. Grant High School. The large south...
Aurora Lora hears criticism

School closure missteps create distrust for OKCPS supt

For the second time in three months, school closure issues threaten trust in Aurora Lora, Oklahoma City Public Schools superintendent. Direct, and open expressions of...
Neeli Boyd, finalist Okla Teacher of the Year

Putnam City teacher named finalist for Okla teacher of the Year

Neeli Boyd is one of the 12 finalists for Oklahoma teacher of the Year. The eight-year veteran teaches first grade at Wiley Post Elementary, 6920...
Kirk Humphreys takes seat after decision by OKC Quality Schools (Brett Dickerson)

Humphreys back on John Rex Charter board after controversy

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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...
OKCPS new superintendent Sean McDaniel

OKCPS Board of Ed chooses new superintendent from metro

The Oklahoma City Public Schools Board of Education hired Dr. Sean McDaniel, 55, Tuesday night as their next superintendent with a 5-2 vote. All...
Jamarco Prim

Access granted! New mobile hot spots provide home internet to students

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Jamarco Prim was one of the first students at John Marshall High School in Oklahoma City Public Schools to check out a new, small...
Aspasia Carlson, Principal John Marshall Mid-High

Okla Principal of Year to represent U.S. at conference

So far, it’s been a productive year for John Marshall Principal Aspasia Carlson. She was chosen Oklahoma Principal of the Year in March. If you...