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Graduates prove hard work, hope will propel them to brighter futures

June 05, 2017

Despite these troubling and tragic times, there are many shining beacons of positivity and hope. Oklahoma City Public Schools just graduated nearly 1,600 students.

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The Foundation Hosts First ‘Oilfield for Oklahoma Teachers’ Golf Tournament

May 25, 2017

The Foundation for Oklahoma City Public Schools hosted the first-ever Oilfield for Oklahoma Teachers golf tournament at the Golf Club of Edmond.

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Mission of ReadOKC is to create culture of literacy

May 22, 2017

To focus on developing a culture of reading for Oklahoma City Public Schools students and the community, the OKCPS Compact recently launched ReadOKC.

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Madison Wingate Chosen as OKCPS Teacher of the Year

May 10, 2017

The Foundation for Oklahoma City Public Schools and the Oklahoma City Public Schools (OKCPS) District celebrated the selection of Madison Wingate as district Teacher of the Year at the 2017 Stars of Education celebration at the Historic OKC Farmers Public Market.

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Mary Mélon: Parents, constituents need to let educators educate

May 08, 2017

Oklahoma City Public Schools has a plethora of constituents. So many in fact, that sometimes the most important one of all, our students, seem to be forgotten.

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Oklahoma City Thunder brings hope to school

April 24, 2017

On a windy spring day a few weeks ago, something magical happened with the Oklahoma City Thunder. It had nothing to do with Russell Westbrook's triple doubles, the score of a game or the playoffs.

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Public education, public health is inextricably linked in Oklahoma City

April 10, 2017

Public education and public health are inextricably linked. In fact, research shows that educational attainment is directly correlated to life expectancy.

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  • 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