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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.

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Check politicians' voting records for accountability

July 01, 2018

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

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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.

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Creating educational equity for students

June 17, 2018

What's the difference between equality and equity?

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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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'Get in the Game' challenges Oklahoma City students to read

May 20, 2018

The official ReadOKC summer reading challenge launch was held at Johnson Elementary School, which was selected because of their designation as the top reading school in last summer's challenge.

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Foundation for OKCPS Helps Recruit Bilingual Teachers

May 18, 2018

The foundation is encouraging bilingual students with an interest in teaching to apply to become paraprofessionals after high school and then apply to their program.

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  • I Want to Teach at OKCPS
  • What We Need
  • Volunteers Make a Difference in OKCPS
  • When Basic Needs Aren't Met, it's Difficult for Kids to Learn
  • 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
  • Tara Bassett | Oklahoma Centennial Mid-High School | Teacher of the Year Finalist