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Foundation Thanks Community for Raising $140,000 to Coat-A-Kid

October 18, 2016

The district and The Foundation reached the goal of raising $140,000 to ensure more than 7,000 Oklahoma City Public Schools students will have a coat to keep them warm.

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Yes the Yellow Ballot

October 17, 2016

A no tax increase bond for critical needs for our schools is a no brainer. If you are a voter in the OKCPS district, Yes the Yellow Ballot.

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Kirkpatrick Foundation Donates $50,000 for Arts Education in Oklahoma City Public Schools

October 13, 2016

Oklahoma City Public Schools teachers will soon see an additional $50,000 to match donations for arts education requests on DonorsChoose.org.

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Our schools aren’t the same as they used to be

October 03, 2016

I have seen nostesia in our city. Some examples include comments such as, “When I was in school, our parents took care of us” and “If only there were good principals like there used to be.”

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The Great Commitment plan has merits that deserve our support

September 19, 2016

Benjamin Franklin said that failing to plan was planning to fail. The process of planning is critically important to businesses, nonprofit organizations and school districts.

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Alta D. Price Joins The Foundation for OKCPS

September 13, 2016

The Foundation for Oklahoma City Public Schools welcomes Alta D. Price as manager of outreach and programs.

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Hispanic students make up 51 percent of Oklahoma City Public Schools

September 06, 2016

Fifty-one percent. That is the breakdown of Hispanic students in Oklahoma City Public Schools. It is a statistic that sometimes brings as much surprise as sharing that more than 90 percent of our students live in poverty.

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  • 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