Workers renovating Emerson High School found 100-year-old chalkboard drawings.
Art, education I feel great empathy with Oklahoma City Public Schools’ (OKCPS) efforts to provide equitable arts funding (News, Education, “Creative funding,” Ben Felder, May 20, Oklahoma Gazette). I know the value of making arts part of school curriculum. I was principal of an initial Oklahoma A+ school, and then was statewide director of OKA+.…
Forty-four percent of the state’s black school-age children live in poverty, compared to 17 percent rate of white children, according to the National Center for Children in Poverty.
Without uniting these cities on important issues, we might lose our ability to put our state on the map in a positive light.
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Following an inquiry by Oklahoma Gazette, Oklahoma City Public Schools said it was a mistake to invite a city councilman into its executive session Monday night and it has reported the incident to the district attorney.
Oklahoma City Public Schools appeared to cut its third-grade retention rate in half this year.
Earlier this year, Emerson High School launched a bicycle repair class that gave students an opportunity to work four hours each week on bikes while earning credit for a character education course.
Charity shopping Supporting local makers of handcrafted products while also assisting area-based charities is the mission of Givitt, an online store. “We started by putting together a network of local artists, makers and brands and putting their products on our site,” said Tristan Torres, a co-founder of Givitt, which launched last November. “We then give…
Bodine Elementary has experienced a transformation from a high suspension school to one students and teachers look forward to coming to each day.