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.
Preparing our children to be contributing citizens with the skills necessary to enter the workforce is a primary goal of public education.
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.
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.
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.
Oklahoma City Public Schools teachers will soon see an additional $50,000 to match donations for arts education requests on DonorsChoose.org.
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.”