Oklahoma City Public Schools plans to spend $27 million to equip 25 new school gymnasiums as safe rooms but some council members have expressed an interest in lifting the requirement.
A majority of Oklahoma students are living in poverty, which is not an easy challenge for schools to address on their own.
Here are four things to now about Superintendent Neu’s 100 Day Transition Plan report.
Oklahoma City school district officials have their sights set on improving reading performance as half of all third graders failed to score proficient on the end of year test.
The Oklahoma City Public School District has increased its curriculum department, bringing it more in line with other districts of similar size.
The OKC school district offers free PSAT tests to sophomores and juniors to encourage college options for more low-income students.
Russell Westbrook unveiled his first reading room at an Oklahoma City school. It offers students a fun place to read and increased access to books.
A new school chess program hopes to develop love of the game in a new generation.
The Link Crew mentorship program connects OKC high school freshman with upperclassmen to help students advance academically.
Education author Amanda Ripley told school leaders at the Teacher Matter luncheon in Oklahoma City that school standards in America have to be raised.