The proposed system gets rid of A-F Report Card requirements and considers success indicators like college readiness.
Students at Chickasha’s Personalized Learning Campus work at their own pace and receive instruction when they need it.
School leaders want to focus on STEM education, community service, work experience and restoring academic excellence.
Each state will approve Every Student Succeeds Act requirements and send them to the United States Department of Education.
Organizations, businesses and churches help Edgemere Elementary School succeed as a community school.
State leaders and local groups plan to continue to fight for teacher raises in Oklahoma.
OKCPS Superintendent Aurora Lora will deliver her recommendation to the school board at its Nov. 21 meeting.
“If we aren’t willing to confront that we have suffering right under our noses, we are doing a huge disservice to our fellow citizens,” Mélon said.
“This was a glimpse of hope that the tide might turn for the better for [teachers], and not just for us, but future teachers and students,” Flores said. “I went home and I felt relieved. I was for it, and I wanted to help.”
Read more Oklahoma Gazette election coverage here and here. As Maintain OKC Schools coalition sees it, the $180 million proposed bond package calling for major facility improvements to the state’s largest school district is a straightforward decision. “It is about taking care of what we already have,” said Roy Williams, a member of the steering…