Education issues in Oklahoma City

maps 4 curriculum

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.
okcps board

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.
John Rex

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.
Wheeler District

Wheeler District school project application approved by OKCPS

Monday night the project to establish a charter school in the Wheeler District moved decisively closer to the goal of opening the school fall 2020.
Taft Middle School

Too many at Taft Middle School – fifth grade shifts to Linwood Elem building

Around 330 Fifth graders previously scheduled to attend Taft Middle School at 2901NW 23rd Street will attend classes in the previously-closed Linwood Elem.

Teachers, staff among 3,400 attending upbeat OKCPS Convocation

Oklahoma City Public Schools held the first convocation in four years Tuesday with an estimated 3,400 attending at the Cox Convention Center downtown.