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Foundation Receives 4-Star Rating

June 07, 2016

Charity Navigator announced The Foundation for Oklahoma City Public Schools has earned a 4-star rating, its highest possible ranking.

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Foundation Recognizes Outstanding OKCPS Supporters

June 07, 2016

Every year, The Foundation recognizes people and organizations that show exceptional commitment to help provide the best learning experience possible for students in Oklahoma City Public Schools. It’s not just teachers who make a difference in students’ lives. We recently saluted some of those important people for their contributions to OKCPS and its students – Super Support Staff, Perfect Partners in Action and Valuable Volunteers.

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Nominate Distinguished Alumni for The Foundation for Oklahoma City Public Schools’ Wall of Fame

June 02, 2016

Nominations are open for The Foundation for Oklahoma City Public Schools’ Wall of Fame, honoring alumni who have made an impact in their field and community.

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Rebecka Graffigna Chosen OKCPS Teacher of the Year

May 06, 2016

Foundation Recognizes Nine Outstanding Teachers from Oklahoma City Public Schools District

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Julianne Hough Joins SONIC Drive-In’s Limeades for Learning® to Launch $1 Million #ThanksTeach Campaign in Celebration of Teacher Appreciation Month

May 06, 2016

America’s Drive-In to support local public school teachers and students with $15 million commitment over next five years

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Devastating Teacher Cuts Highlight Need to Support OKC Public Schools

March 25, 2016

The OKC School District announces staffing reductions. Our President Mary Mélon comments on the devastation situation.

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Celebrities and Business Leaders Unleash Philanthropic Flashmob, #Bestschoolday, Funding Classroom Requests on Donorschoose.org in Communities Spanning 47 States

March 10, 2016

58 actors, athletes, founders, and philanthropists give over $14 million; support nearly 12,000 classroom requests and challenge the public to join them

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