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Education issues in Oklahoma City

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...
OKCPS bus in Pride Parade

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...
On the move

Unusual spaces revealed as Admin Bldg mothballed

The gallery is at the end of this article. If you know the answers to some of the mysteries we've highlighted, please comment. Please give...
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Local income taxes proposed to support OKC schools

Oklahoma City residents will pay a ¼ of 1 percent extra income tax to support local schools if voters approve a plan by one...
OKCPS BOE - end, June

Retroactive pay raises completed for OKCPS employees

It took two board meetings in one week, but the Oklahoma City Public Schools board of education has granted retroactive pay raises to all...

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...
OKCPS board 6-12-17

LGBTQ resolution passed by OKCPS board

Oklahoma City Public Schools Board of Education passed a ground-breaking resolution Monday night vowing “unwavering support” for “lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer" students and...
OKCPS administration building - west exposure

After 62 years, OKCPS admins leaving historic building

After close to a decade of discussion, Oklahoma City Public Schools administrators are finally leaving their crumbling 96-year-old administration building at 900 N. Klein. The...
John Marshall Hallway at class change

Enduring enterprise – John Marshall Mid-High

The talk sometimes heard around some young parents in the city’s core is that Oklahoma City Public Schools are great in the elementary years....
Katie Alsup geography enterprise

Enduring enterprise – Belle Isle Middle School

This is the second report in our series on OKCPS enterprise schools. If you haven’t already read it, the intro and background information for the...

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