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OKC Teacher of the Year candidates featured

April 21, 2019

This time of year marks a time when Oklahoma City Public Schools recognizes all teachers.


Perfect attendance has its benefits — like a new car

April 05, 2019

There are more good ideas in the world than anyone has time to implement, but the joint effort between The Foundation for OKCPS, OKCPS and community partners to promote perfect attendance in our high schools has been a new idea worth the effort.


March Madness makeover promotes dreaming big at OKC school

March 24, 2019

March Madness comes and goes each year, but one Oklahoma City Public School recently received a gift that will last well into the future.


OKC school district's past problems must be left behind

March 10, 2019

As Oklahoma City Public Schools embarks on the recently passed Pathway to Greatness plan, it is worthwhile to reflect for a moment on what got us — the collective us, as a community— to this point.


Mélon Joins National School Foundation Association Board of Directors

February 25, 2019

Mary Mélon, president and CEO of The Foundation for Oklahoma City Public Schools, has taken on new leadership roles in a national organization.


Foundation for Oklahoma City Public Schools Names Teacher of the Year Finalists

February 19, 2019

The Foundation for Oklahoma City Public Schools (OKCPS) and the district have named the nine finalists for OKCPS Teacher of the Year.


More dialogue to come on school closures

January 27, 2019

It is important that you hear from us that no matter the changes associated with closing and repurposing schools, we believe with 100 percent certainty that the upgrades that will occur are going to be very positive for our kids.

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  • OKCPS Teacher Jason Brown Stays Passionate and Motivated
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  • Christina Kirk Is Passionate About Her Students
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  • 2019 Wall of Fame Honoree Dr. Pamela McCauley