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Diversity efforts pay off for district

February 24, 2020

Recent studies show that diversity among teachers can make a big difference in student performance and in their attitude about school.

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Nathan Shirley and Brooke Townsend to Co-Chair All Hands Raised

February 12, 2020

Two members of the Foundation for Oklahoma City Public Schools’ (OKCPS) Advisory Board will co-chair All Hands Raised on Thursday, March 26. Attendees will hear from inspirational students, remarkable educators and district leaders as well as learn about the Foundation’s current work and long-term goals.

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Support efforts pay dividends for Oklahoma City Public Schools

February 10, 2020

In the 2019 calendar year, community partners provided more than $14 million to support The Foundation for Oklahoma City Public Schools’ work. These contributions don’t all show up on our balance sheet, but we measure and track all the support our community provides to our schools, whether it is a direct contribution to us or not.

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Chance at a new car provides incentive for OKC students to get to school on time every day

January 27, 2020

The second half of the school year is underway, which means that Oklahoma City Public Schools high school students have two more chances to win a new car.

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Mary Mélon: Good results seen from OKCPS commitments

January 13, 2020

Welcome to the New Year, new decade and continued promise for Oklahoma City Public Schools.

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Mary Mélon: Taking a reasoned view of school report cards

December 16, 2019

There is so much more to the story than is seen by just looking at the scores on the recently released A-F school report card for Oklahoma City Public Schools.

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Point of View: Laying a foundation for the future

November 25, 2019

We value all individuals in our school system, regardless of their background.

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