Oklahoma Gazette Announces Forty Under 40 Class of 2017 OKLAHOMA CITY – Oklahoma Gazette (OKG) hosted the Forty Under 40 Class of 2017 Awards Reception on Tuesday, Nov. 14 at Vast 2 on the 50th Floor of Devon Tower. The evening provided guests and honorees an opportunity to meet and learn more about each other while taking in…
“We were in crisis mode,” said Rhonda Taylor, OKCPS director of visual and performing arts.
State leaders see low education assessment scores as a starting point for the state to close the achievement gap.
OKCPS will hold a community meeting about changing the names of four local schools, but two might not actually be named after Confederate generals.
Oklahoma City Public Schools leaders take initial steps toward educational equity.
Oklahoma’s STD rates are the highest in the country.
This month’s event raises funds for Classen School of Advanced Studies.
“We’re out here to support everybody,” Oklahoma Atheists member Elyssa Mann said. “So many members of the LGBTQ community are atheists. We’re here to let people know that we exist.”
Some want the money to fund infrastructure improvements, and others believe the money should go to schools.
Many Oklahoma school districts don’t have protections in place and put students and staff at risk for discrimination.