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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 Foundation, OKCPS name nine finalists for Teacher of the Year

February 08, 2017

The Foundation for Oklahoma City Public Schools and the Oklahoma City Public Schools District (OKCPS) have named nine finalists for Teacher of the Year.

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We Can't Afford to Ignore a Generation

January 30, 2017

So many are suffering in our state because of budget issues. We can't afford to ignore a generation.

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Oklahoma Nonprofit Excellence (ONE) Awards Selects Foundation for Oklahoma City Public Schools as Finalist

January 19, 2017

The Foundation for Oklahoma City Public Schools (FOKCPS) is one of two dozen Oklahoma organizations named finalists for a $10,000 award and title of the state’s top nonprofit.

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