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What does $30 million look like?

January 16, 2017

What does $30 million look like? It's a big number and is what Oklahoma City Public Schools was forced to navigate because of the shortfall in last year's state budget.

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Thelma Parks Students Receive Warm Holiday Presents

January 04, 2017

Community partners provide blankets, books and toys.

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Kids deserve the best teachers, principals

December 19, 2016

Recruiting, developing and retaining highly qualified teachers and leaders is a pillar of Oklahoma City Public Schools' strategic plan, The Great Commitment.

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A Year of Focus

December 13, 2016

Focus. Alignment. Impact. These key words help tell the story of The Foundation for Oklahoma City Public Schools’ 2016 endeavors and accomplishments.

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Support needed for Oklahoma City Public Schools

December 05, 2016

If our entire community would rally around our school district, our superintendent and leadership, our teachers, support staff and EVERY student in OKCPS … we would change the outcomes for our children. We could, quite literally, affect a generation.

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Expansion of Computer Science Education Needed

November 21, 2016

Preparing our children to be contributing citizens with the skills necessary to enter the workforce is a primary goal of public education.

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Inspiration Comes in Many Forms

November 07, 2016

The Wall of Fame honorees were impressive and articulate. But, it was the remarks by OKCPS District Teacher of the Year, Rebecka Binion, which provided true insight at what responsibility successful people have in nurturing the next generation.

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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