Education issues in Oklahoma City


Yearly public school report cards released showing strengths, weaknesses

Yearly report cards for all public schools in Oklahoma last school year were released Monday showing a broad range of grades state-wide and in Okla City.
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Quality should not depend on ZIP codes says newest Board of Ed member

Meg McElhaney was appointed by the Oklahoma City Public Schools Board of Education Thursday to serve as the southside District 7 board member.
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First grade students learn deeper Native American truths at Thanksgiving

Students in Ms. Strawn's first grade class are exploring real Native American history in a season that typically twists that history.
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Metro teacher develops MAPS 4 curriculum to teach civic engagement

Social Studies teacher Aaron Baker has developed a three-day MAPS 4 curriculum and is releasing it Wednesday night to anyone who wants to use it.
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OKCPS Board approves John Rex moving to charter status within district

Monday, the Oklahoma City Public Schools Board of Education approved moving to charter status within Oklahoma City Public Schools.
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John Rex School changing from strange hybrid to regular charter

John Rex School's original strange hybrid charter will end June 2020 which has prompted new talks with Oklahoma City Public Schools to simplify and...
SeeWorth equpment

Forced by court order, SeeWorth, Inc. allows OKCPS to retrieve equipment

At the former campus of the defunct SeeWorth Academy, a moving company on contract to Oklahoma City Public Schools started loading out equipment.
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Judge orders zombie SeeWorth, Inc. to stop draining accounts — follow law

Wednesday District Judge Cindy Truong ordered the parent corporation of the defunct SeeWorth Academy Charter School to stop spending money from accounts.
John Marshall Middle School

John Marshall Middle School principal replaced after chaotic start

A former elementary principal sent to lead John Marshall Middle School has been replaced after a chaotic start at the newly-formed merger school.
Douglass High School

Douglass “Pride of the East Side” band marches into its 96th year

The original "Pride of the East Side" Douglass High School band is preparing for its 97th season under the watchful eye of director Jason Morgan.