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.
“We talk about reading being at the heart of what we do, but learning is really at the heart of what we do,” Rogers said.
“This is why we teach the classes,” Dykstra said. “You, as parents, are the first and most important teachers in your children’s life.”
Budget issues, school choice, student demographics and teacher pay are important topics in this election.
Private sector employers and organizations stress the need for employees with higher education degrees.
Community support and parental involvement in these districts add to students’ ability to succeed.
The college preparatory middle school is gearing up to expand the KIPP model into a high school and elementary school.
“We, as women, are told repeatedly that our experiences aren’t valid, our votes don’t count and we can’t make a difference,” Horn said.
The proposed system gets rid of A-F Report Card requirements and considers success indicators like college readiness.