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OKC school district's past problems must be left behind

March 10, 2019

As Oklahoma City Public Schools embarks on the recently passed Pathway to Greatness plan, it is worthwhile to reflect for a moment on what got us — the collective us, as a community— to this point.


Mélon Joins National School Foundation Association Board of Directors

February 25, 2019

Mary Mélon, president and CEO of The Foundation for Oklahoma City Public Schools, has taken on new leadership roles in a national organization.


Foundation for Oklahoma City Public Schools Names Teacher of the Year Finalists

February 19, 2019

The Foundation for Oklahoma City Public Schools (OKCPS) and the district have named the nine finalists for OKCPS Teacher of the Year.


More dialogue to come on school closures

January 27, 2019

It is important that you hear from us that no matter the changes associated with closing and repurposing schools, we believe with 100 percent certainty that the upgrades that will occur are going to be very positive for our kids.


Foundation CEO: Past year historic for Oklahoma education

January 13, 2019

Pausing to celebrate successes while keeping a critical eye on continuing challenges and reviewing meaningful data helps define direction for the future.


Point of View: OKC superintendent can't do it alone

December 19, 2018

As Oklahoma City Public Schools heads down our Pathway to Greatness, improved emotional intelligence is needed for the entire community.


2019 Keep It Local Cards to Benefit The Foundation for OKCPS

November 26, 2018

2019 Keep It Local cards are now available for purchase and will help support area schools.

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See what we've been doing

  • How To Cook A Turkey
  • OKCPS Jefferson Middle School Dance - Juan Iglesias
  • Star Spencer High School Brothers of Stomp
  • 2012-2013 OKCPS Teacher of the Year - Daniel Buckmaster
  • OKCPS Southeast High School Band / Homecoming
  • Turkey Video 2013
  • Lisa Ummel-Ingram: OKCPS Teacher of the Year Finalist
  • Kristin Whitmore: OKCPS Teacher of the Year Finalist
  • Rise Up 2014
  • OKC Douglass High School Band Practice
  • Brothers of Stomp
  • How to Cook a Turkey- Edgemere Elementary 2014