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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.


Coat-A-Kid drive aims to keep students warm

August 12, 2018

We estimate needing a total of $120,000 to coat every child in need throughout the school district. The first coat orders will be placed the first week of October to be delivered before temperatures fall.


Community' needs to support Oklahoma City Public Schools and new superintendent

July 29, 2018

What does it mean to support Oklahoma City Public Schools? As we move into a new era with another new superintendent at the helm, it's an important moment to stop and think about this question.


Check politicians' voting records for accountability

July 01, 2018

Holding candidates and elected officials accountable for campaign promises is critical.


Foundation for Oklahoma City Public Schools names Wall of Fame honorees

June 21, 2018

The Foundation for Oklahoma City Public Schools announced Wednesday it will recognize three people Oct. 29 at the organization's 34th annual Wall of Fame Humanitarian Awards dinner.


Creating educational equity for students

June 17, 2018

What's the difference between equality and equity?


Young Professionals for Kids empowers millennials to help schools

June 03, 2018

The typical depiction of the Millennial generation is that they are lazy, me-focused and entitled. The Foundation for Oklahoma City Public Schools, as well as many other nonprofit organizations, has found something in this group that couldn't be further from that description.

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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