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Jason Nelson speaks during a Education Spending Accounts forum at Bishop McGuinness High School, Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016.  (Garett Fisbeck)

State legislators renew efforts to start education savings accounts

State legislators renew efforts to start education savings accounts

School choice was the subject of conversation at recent forums at two Oklahoma City private schools.

The Foundation for Oklahoma City Public Schools Pledge Card, in the entrace to their offices in Downtown Oklahoma City, 1-22-16.  (Mark Hancock)

Oklahoma educators create hashtag to raise funds

#GiveItBackOK drives to relieve educators feeling the effects of the state budget crisis.

Stephanie Jensen poses for a photo at Kaiser East in Oklahoma City, Sunday, Jan. 3, 2015.  (Garett Fisbeck)

Task force develops plan to address teacher shortage

An education task force has come up with a plan to address teacher shortages and issues with pay.

Kristin Minnis talks with a group of students at Boys & Girls Clubs of Oklahoma City, Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2015.  (Garett Fisbeck)

Local organizations help OKC schools handle suspension programs

Boys & Girls Clubs of Oklahoma County and Latino Community Development Agency offer alternatives to suspension.

From left, Katherine Holzheuser, teacher at Northwest Classen High School, and Andrea Melendez, student, during the Gazette interview, 12-9-15.  (Mark Hancock)

Oklahoma City schools strive to educate immigrant students

Teachers in Oklahoma City Public Schools are determined to educate immigrant students despite language barriers and varying levels of past education.

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