Q&A: Putnam Heights principal looks to support teachers and families - Susan Carlsen came into her role as principal of Putnam Heights Elementary four years ago with a playbook. She had previously worked at Putnam Heights for several years as a reading specialist and kept a notebook of ideas on what she might do if she ever became a principal. “I have this notebook I used... Read more »
Math scores show significant gains across district - Middle and high school test scores in math showed significant improvement last year, Oklahoma City Public Schools announced this week. “These gains are the result of dedicated staff, focused student intervention and resource allocation to insure our students’ academic success,” OKCPS superintendent Rob Neu said following a presentation on test scores at Monday’s board meeting.... Read more »
NBC News profiles Donors Choose - School budgets are tight, but that’s not stopping one man who’s using crowdfunding to help thousands of teachers and students across the country. NBC News profiles Donors Choose. The Foundation matches many Donors Choose projects across Oklahoma City Public Schools.