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Oklahoma’s concurrent enrollment program remains strong

Oklahoma’s concurrent enrollment program remains strong

The number of high school students earning college credit continues to rise and provides rural students with opportunities.

Rob Davis works with Erik Sproul in his classroom at Yukon High School. | Photo Garett Fisbeck

Oklahoma State School Boards Association plans to launch digital textbook and lesson program

When it launches in January, Oklahoma Library of Digital Resources will feature textbooks for nine courses.

Cristo Rey OKC school president Renee Porter, Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2016.  (Garett Fisbeck)

Cristo Rey Oklahoma City High School set to open fall 2017

The school will provide a private secondary education to low-income students.

Principal, Mylissa Hall, and two AP students pose for a photo at Southeast High School on Wednesday, September 21, 2016 in Oklahoma City.  (Emmy Verdin)

Oklahoma City Public Schools expands its advanced placement program

The school district strives to expand advanced placement classes and enable low-income and minority students to enroll.

Elysia Sianiz reads to children at KidZone, Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2016.  (Garett Fisbeck)

Local nonprofit provides early childhood education to at-risk communities

“The teachers are more engaged with the children because of the lower numbers in the classroom,” said Means, who said her classrooms were once home to one childcare staff member who took care of 16 children.

Carlos Rubio, born in Mexico and raised in Tulsa, began his studies at the University of Oklahoma last month. | Photo Laura Eastes

High-achieving undocumented immigrant students work hard with hopes of future citizenship

“I knew I could attend a university and be successful,” Rubio said. “The possibility is out there.”

The Village’s Ridgeview Elementary School undergoes a gymnasium
addition as part of the 2007 Oklahoma City Public Schools bond package. Ridgeview is one of 78 building sites that would benefit from the proposed bond issues on the November ballot. | Photo Laura Eastes

Voters will decide on OKCPS bonds

Nov. 8, voters will be faced with school bonds for technology, transportation and building repairs and updates.

Alexis Daniels works with her Pre-K students at F.D. Moon Elementary recently.  mh

Northeast Task Force looks at new ways to improve performance in Oklahoma City Public Schools

The task force concept was first introduced at a district board meeting in July.

Lori Zehnder's 3rd grade classroom at Linwood Elementary School with Donors Choose supplies in forground, 8-27-15.  (Mark Hancock)

Voters consider education tax and review lottery promises

State Question 779 would bolster education funding with a 1 percent rise in sales and use tax.

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