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Local PTAs help raise funds for school programs

As local schools lose teachers and arts programs due to budget issues, parent-teacher associations strive to raise funds.

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KIPP leaders reveal charter proposal for Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary, Douglass High School

“Our kids need us,” McDaniel said. “We owe it to our kids to give them a quality education.”

Mariachi students led by Christiaan Osborn in his class at Filmore Elementary School in South Oklahoma City, 1-15-16.  (Mark Hancock)

State’s financial crisis puts OKCPS arts education in danger

“This budget crisis is proof that we need to bring everyone together to work on long-term solutions for public schools,” Hime said.

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.

(Photo: Mark Hancock / Illustration: Christopher Street)

Cover Story: Mariachi festival helps keep the music playing at OKC schools

Through the help of community and school leaders, the Anita Martinez Mariachi Festival, Feb. 4-7, aspires to keep the music playing at OKCPS.

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