The Oklahoma State Department of Education joins 21 other states that offer free ACT tests to public high school juniors.
A pilot program that will enable more students to take the ACT is estimated to cost around $1.5 million.
Good Egg(s) Before he took the stage, Blair Humphreys, a board member of Plaza District Association, commented on Oklahoma City’s constant love of celebrating its success. “It’s in our DNA,” he said recently at 2015’s Urban Pioneer Awards Luncheon, an annual event celebrating the neighborhood’s renewal and honoring this year’s honorees, Keith and Heather Paul,…
Suspension rates Superintendent Robert Neu (pictured at right) called the district’s high suspension rate — especially among minority students — an unacceptable culture of sorting students that he plans to stop. During a press conference last week, Neu, who became superintendent of Oklahoma City Public Schools last year, discussed a recent internal discipline audit and…
Superintendent Robert Neu called the district’s high suspension rate — especially among minority students — an unacceptable culture of sorting students that he plans to stop.
So long “Your paper once called me a ‘grumpy old man,’” Councilman Pat Ryan (pictured) told the Oklahoma Gazette reporter in his office before a long pause. “That’s the only thing you’ve ever got right about me.” Ryan, a 10-year member of the Oklahoma City Council, often came across as a man with rough…
During the April 6 OKC school board meeting, a proposal for a new health and wellness center was offered, a charter school application was approved and a lease with a semi-pro football team as rejected.
Announced personnel changes by Oklahoma City Public Schools created some concern that fine arts programs were on the chopping block.
this year’s education rally took on a festival-like atmosphere at the Oklahoma capitol.
Oklahoma City’s school board wants to better understand the tax increment financing (TIF) process, especially as the city considers expanding it.