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Oklahoma City Public Schools leaders take initial steps toward educational equity

Oklahoma City Public Schools leaders take initial steps toward educational equity

Oklahoma City Public Schools leaders take initial steps toward educational equity.

Left to right, teachers Kathleen Blake and Kristina Haden get kids into art during an after school art program at Lee Elementary School, 9-14-15.  (Mark Hancock)

School leaders debate the merits of a continuous school calendar

OKCPS Superintendent Aurora Lora will deliver her recommendation to the school board at its Nov. 21 meeting.

Alexis Daniels works with her Pre-K students at F.D. Moon Elementary recently.  mh

Northeast Task Force looks at new ways to improve performance in Oklahoma City Public Schools

The task force concept was first introduced at a district board meeting in July.

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.

Julia Kirt and Jonathan Fowler speak during Oklahoma Arts Day 2015 at the Oklahoma State Capitol. (Garett Fisbeck)

News briefs: Givitt, Mayor’s Development Roundtable and more

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

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