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Tracy McDaniel, KIPP administrator, speaks during a OKCPS Charter School expansion meeting at Fairview Missionary Baptist Church, Tuesday, April 5, 2016.  (Garett Fisbeck)

KIPP presents charter expansion plan

KIPP presents charter expansion plan

KIPP hopes to establish a world-class elementary school in northeast Oklahoma City.

Two boys at Santa Fe South elementary, an OKC Charter School, read books during a Boys and Girls Club After school program, 11-9-15.  (Mark Hancock)

Local charter schools offer partnership with OKCPS

OKCPS considers partnering with charter schools to improve public education and asks community for feedback.

Letters to the Editor: May 6, 2015

Oklahoma Gazette provides an open forum for the discussion of all points of view in its Letters to the Editor section. The Gazette reserves the right to edit letters for length and clarity. Letters can be mailed, faxed, emailed to jchancellor@okgazette.com or sent online at okgazette.com. Include a city of residence and contact number for

Brent Bushey, director for the Oklahoma Public School Resource Center.  mh

Senate Bill 782 would expand charter school availability statewide

If Gov. Mary Fallin endorses Senate Bill 782, school districts outside Oklahoma City and Tulsa could open charter schools.

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News Briefs: OKC Mayor’s Development Roundtable, charter schools, bike laws and more

Senate Bill 68 would allow OKC and Tulsa to sponsor charter schools, but not everyone thinks it should be passed.

‘Local control’ in education

The same could be said about use of the term “local control” in relation to education policy. An appeal to “local control” is thrown around at the state Capitol nearly every time education legislation is proposed. Over the last few years, I have worked with other legislators to improve our state’s anti-bullying statute. But efforts

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