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The Foundation for Oklahoma City Public Schools' Wall of Fame Inducts Bayless, Burge and Norton

November 06, 2018

Honorees demonstrate students’ dreams are within reach.

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Celebrity chef Rick Bayless visits Oklahoma City school

November 05, 2018

Chef Bayless was able to produce a lesson that really hit home.

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Celebrating diversity boosts Oklahoma City's unity

October 14, 2018

Beyond the moral need to welcome our fellow citizens as friends, it is clear that diversity in our city brings a richness of ideas that broaden our thinking.

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Our Best Investment is in our children

September 23, 2018

Our Best Investment is in our children. Not many could dispute that statement, and a new campaign sponsored by The Foundation for Oklahoma City Public Schools will highlight all the reasons why.

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Bilingualism something to be treasured, celebrated in Oklahoma City public schools

September 09, 2018

The Foundation developed and runs a program that is funding and supporting college education and teacher certification for bilingual paraprofessionals working in the district. The Bilingual Teacher Pipeline Project currently has 39 bilingual paraprofessionals on their way to becoming teachers for OKCPS.

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OKCPS high school students can win free car from Hudiburg

August 27, 2018

Hudiburg Auto Group and The Foundation for Oklahoma City Public Schools today announced the “Driving Attendance” campaign, in which OKCPS high school students with perfect attendance can win a chance to drive away with a new car from Hudiburg.

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Oklahoma City has fair share of homeless students

August 26, 2018

More than 3,000 Oklahoma City Public Schools students identified as homeless last year. Homelessness causes children to be tardy, absent, hungry and suffering from anxiety and depression.

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