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Little girl is choosing a book in the library. A child is looking at the books in the library deciding which one to take home. Children creativity and imagination.

OKCPS teams with Metropolitan Library System to give every student library access without a new card

OKCPS teams with Metropolitan Library System to give every student library access without a new card

Students will not incur fines or fees, though they are still responsible for reimbursing the library for missing or damaged materials.

Drummer rehearse at Capitol Hill High School, Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2016.  (Garett Fisbeck)

Voters weigh $180 million bond package for OKC schools

Read more Oklahoma Gazette election coverage here and here. As Maintain OKC Schools coalition sees it, the $180 million proposed bond package calling for major facility improvements to the state’s largest school district is a straightforward decision. “It is about taking care of what we already have,” said Roy Williams, a member of the steering

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.

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Beer walk takes patrons on a stroll around the Plaza District

The Plaza Beer Walk donates a portion of its proceeds to local schools.

Sarah Julian, director, communications, and Brent Bushey, executive director, at the Oklahoma Public Schools Resource Center, 7-21-16, in Oklahoma City.  (Mark Hancock)

Oklahoma teachers face new professional development plan

Organizations that provide professional development classes for Oklahoma teachers had to rethink their seminars in light of budget cuts.

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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.”

Letters to the Editor: March 25, 2015

‘Fat ass’ The reason I feel compelled to write about the SAE incident at OU is not about what was said by these young men or the actions taken by President Boren or the university. It’s about, for lack of a more artful phrase, ignorance. I’ve read several iterations of this argument, and I feel

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