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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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Education cuts bring dire consequences

March 27, 2017

A unified voice rallying for our children … there is no more important priority and our future depends on it.

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EMBARK Haul Pass program helps Oklahoma City students with transportation

March 13, 2017

Haul Passes are being provided to Oklahoma City Public School High School juniors and seniors, enabling them to ride the bus for no charge.

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Professional training is on display during Oklahoma City school lockdown

February 27, 2017

The voice on the intercom calmly stated that Kaiser Elementary School was on lockdown, and that this wasn't a drill.

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Glenna and Dick Tanenbaum Commit $750,000 to The Foundation

February 16, 2017

Real estate developer highlights importance of quality public education.

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Partners in Action make a difference for schools

February 13, 2017

This initiative has developed into a vital force for providing an infrastructure to successfully connect community partners with schools.

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  • The Need for Bilingual Teachers
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  • 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