The zoo’s programs educate the public about conservation efforts and establish the zoo as more than a tourist attraction.
Aspasia Carlson has tried to encourage attitudes and academic achievement during her time at the local high school.
Academic Alliance Institute pays teachers to tutor students who need help with their studies.
Oklahoma’s Kids Belong helps foster children tell their stories in their own words and connects them with forever families.
In Oklahoma, remediation costs $22.2 million annually in extra tuition, according to a Center for American Progress report.
“We wanted to come up with a model that could potentially be replicable in other schools as well as something that is sustainable for the long-term,” Karper said. “It is an opportunity for artists, but it also benefits students.”
“We are looking at more systemic changes because we’ve run out of easy things to cut,” Lora said last week. “Now, we have to look at changes in grade configurations and school closures for small schools.”
Children with incarcerated parents face slimmer chances of success than other children, but Little Light Christian School hopes to reverse those odds.
KIPP OKC South Community Prep opens for the 2017-18 school year and will add one grade level per year.
OKCPS’ Northeast Task Force works to develop recommendations for change in northeast Oklahoma City schools.