Education

Education issues in Oklahoma City

Donna Gradel TOY 2018

Science teacher named 2018 state Teacher of the Year

Oklahoma's Teacher of the Year is Donna Gradel, who teaches environmental science at Broken Arrow High School. She has taught in the district for 21...
Supt Aurora Lora - closure statement

No school closures, but “tough choices” this year says OKCPS supt

Oklahoma City Public Schools Superintendent Aurora Lora has decided not to close any schools this school year, 2017-2018 according to a statement released to...
OKCPS Board of Education

It’s official – OKCPS board votes to sue Oklahoma Legislature

Oklahoma City Public Schools Board of Education voted Monday to sue the Oklahoma Legislature, speaker of the House and the president pro tempore of...
Lawsuit presser OKCPS - small

Fight is on! OKCPS to sue state

What happened Thursday may be a sign of things to come over the next year. Oklahoma City Public Schools leaders announced in a news conference...
Supt Aurora Lora

Supt responds to Confederate generals school name concerns

National events are forcing local Oklahoma City Public Schools leaders to respond to heightened concerns about four schools the district says are named after...
Save OKC Schools panel

Save OKC Schools launches 90-day petition drive for local income tax

Phylesia Dailey thinks her daughter is getting a good education at Cleveland Elementary in Oklahoma City Public Schools. She also believes all children in the...
Students learn new lunch procedure

John Rex Charter Elem starts fourth year downtown

When we walked in at John Rex Charter Elementary Wednesday students were listening intently to instructions on how to use two lines to get...
Stubbs - Pierce

OKCPS charter school wrangler has complex role

William Stubbs has a sophisticated title in Oklahoma City Public Schools. It's Instructional Leadership Director for Charter and Enterprise Schools. But what he does is...
Dove first day gathering

Dove Science Academy launches 16th year

"For our newest students, let me say this, no matter what your background in school, no matter what you thought of school before, Dove...
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...

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