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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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  • Dwight Cunkle, Horace Mann ES - Teacher of the Year Finalist
  • Jami Keys, Coolidge Elementary - Teacher of the Year Finalist
  • Jamie Hinds, Webster Middle School - Teacher of the Year Finalist
  • Kyla Kaufman, Bodine Elementary - Teacher of the Year Finalist
  • Joanna Eldridge, Edgemere Elementary - Teacher of the Year Finalist
  • OKCPS Teacher of the Year: Anthony Chancellor, Belle Isle Enterprise Middle School
  • Cara Viviani, Sequoyah ES - Teacher of the Year Finalist
  • Dr. Doretha Guion-Colbert, FD Moon Academy - Teacher of the Year Finalist
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  • 2016 Wall of Fame Honoree Mason Williams
  • 2016 Wall of Fame Honoree Paula Pretlow