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The Oklahoma City Public Schools Board of Education named Aurora Lora superintendent in July 2016. Eighteen months later, Lora submitted her resignation. | Photo Gazette / file

Same old story for OKCPS; the district seeks a new superintendent

Same old story for OKCPS; the district seeks a new superintendent

Same old story for OKCPS; the district seeks a new superintendent.

left to right Nichell Braddy-Garcia, Willie T. Kelley and Ruth Veales (Photos provided)

Meet the candidates for OKC school board District 5

Meet the candidates for OKC school board District 5

Kirk Humphreys issued an apology at a press conference with Freedom Oklahoma and later told John Rex Charter Elementary School parents he has no plans to step down from its board of directors. (Photo Laura Eastes)

Parents and civic leaders clash with former Mayor Kirk Humphreys over his future at John Rex Charter Elementary School

Parents and civic leaders clash with former Mayor Kirk Humphreys over his future at John Rex Charter Elementary School

Annette Jacobi was recently named the director of Oklahoma Commission on Children and Youth, which oversees the state’s Child Death Review Board. | Photo Laura Eastes

The new director of Oklahoma Commission on Children and Youth sees unique opportunities for the agency

The new director of Oklahoma Commission on Children and Youth sees unique opportunities for the agency that serves as a watchdog group for child welfare.

Telannia Norfar has worked closely with educators to develop a framework to help them implement high-quality project-based learning programs. | Photo Laura Eastes

An OKC teacher adopts a progressive teaching method that’s capturing students’ attention

An OKC teacher adopts a progressive teaching method that’s capturing students’ attention.

Kirk Humphreys stood at a podium and read a prepared statement apologizing for the remarks he made about gay men on Flashpoint. (Photo Laura Eastes )

Kirk Humphreys will resign from OU Board of Regents in January because his presence is ‘a problem’

The former Oklahoma City mayor made comments on local television comparing LGBTQ people to pedophiles.

A Pierce Elementary School student stretches as part of a class taught by Oklahoma City Ballet.(Photo provided)

Arts Council Oklahoma City and other community organizations work to revive art education in schools

“We were in crisis mode,” said Rhonda Taylor, OKCPS director of visual and performing arts.

Superintendent Umit Alpasian observes a seventh-grade English class at Dove Science Academy, which was one of six Oklahoma schools named a National Blue Ribbon School in 2017. (Photo Garett Fisbeck)

The metro is home to five “exemplary high” achieving schools

The metro is home to five “exemplary high” achieving schools.

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