Tag Archives: The Foundation for Oklahoma City Public Schools

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OKCPS school board candidates prepare for Tuesday election

OKCPS school board candidates prepare for Tuesday election

Budget issues, school choice, student demographics and teacher pay are important topics in this election.

Oklahoma City Public Schools superintendent Aurora Lora poses for a photo, Friday, July 22, 2016.  (Garett Fisbeck)

New OKCPS superintendent Aurora Lora sits down with Oklahoma Gazette for a Q&A

Oklahoma City Public Schools hired Aurora Lora as superintendent in July.

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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.

Adrian Anderson at the Star-Spencer High School football field, Tuesday, March 8, 2016.  (Garett FIsbeck)

Spencer makes changes to benefit its schools

Community volunteers rally to improve conditions at Spencer schools.

The Foundation for Oklahoma City Public Schools Pledge Card, in the entrace to their offices in Downtown Oklahoma City, 1-22-16.  (Mark Hancock)

Oklahoma educators create hashtag to raise funds

#GiveItBackOK drives to relieve educators feeling the effects of the state budget crisis.


Commentary: Teaching all students

Nationwide, minority enrollment (Latino, African-American and Asian combined) in public schools is expected to surpass white student enrollment, according to an Aug. 19 report from Education Week and data from the National Center for Education Statistics. This is largely due to Hispanic community growth and is a reality that mirrors what Oklahoma City Public Schools

Anthony McDermid, principal of TAP Architecture, at an exit of The Arts District Garage which he designed.  mh

TAP Architecture wins international award

The new Arts District Garage brings in an international award for TAP Architecture and gives a glimpse into the future face of OKC.

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