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Developing culture of reading is vital to Oklahoma City schools, community

August 14, 2017

Oklahoma City Public Schools elementary students “Got in the Game” in a big way this summer.


Focus must be on moving OKC school district forward

July 31, 2017

What does community support for public education look like?


Partners in Action initiative for schools shows amazing progress

July 17, 2017

Our schools can't do it alone, and many in Oklahoma City have heard this message and answered the call.


Beasleys, Pete White and Thurman White Jr. to be Inducted into The Foundation for Oklahoma City Public Schools’ Wall of Fame

July 06, 2017

Honorees illustrate how education can turn dreams into reality.


How does Oklahoma City Public Schools stop frequent superintendent turnover?

July 02, 2017

OKCPS has had 11 superintendents since 2000. There's one primary reason for this and the community need only look in the mirror to figure it out.


Bilingual Teacher Pipeline Project impacts schools, students

June 19, 2017

The fact that Oklahoma City Public Schools now has the opportunity to keep participants in The Foundation for Oklahoma City Public Schools' Bilingual Teacher Pipeline Project receiving pay and benefits is very good news and worthy of celebration.


Kick Start Your Next DonorsChoose.org Classroom Project

June 08, 2017

Starting on July 1, OKCPS teachers creating new DonorsChoose.org projects will receive a special KICKSTART donation from the Foundation.

Reports & Assessments


See what we've been doing

  • Every OKCPS Elementary School Outfitted with STEM Centers
  • When Basic Needs Aren't Met, it's Difficult for Kids to Learn
  • I Want to Teach at OKCPS
  • What We Need
  • Volunteers Make a Difference in OKCPS
  • The Need for Bilingual Teachers
  • OKCPS Teachers Take Care of their Students
  • 2019 OKCPS Teacher of the Year - Christina Kirk
  • Foundation Lifetime Service Award - Cliff Hudson
  • Christina Kirk | Rogers Middle School | Teacher of the Year Finalist
  • Katie Alsup | Belle Isle Enterprise Middle School | Teacher of the Year Finalist
  • Julio Fajardo | Capitol Hill Elementary School | Teacher of the Year Finalist
  • Monica Green-Griffin | Hillcrest Elementary | Teacher of the Year Finalist
  • Amanda Girdler | Kaiser Elementary | Teacher of the Year Finalist
  • Debra Cox | Buchanan Elementary | Teacher of the Year Finalist