Wednesday 23 Jul
 
 
 photo BO-Button1_zps13524083.jpg

 

OKG Newsletter


Topic: charter

Charter connection

OKCPS entered a memorandum of understanding with a nonprofit to make the downtown elementary a charter school.


News

Clifton Adcock
In a move Oklahoma City Public Schools officials and downtown business leaders hope changes the landscape of public education in the city, the school district entered into a memorandum of understanding with a nonprofit group to make the planned MAPS For Kids downtown elementary a charter school.
 
Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Urban education

For city planners, the construction of a downtown elementary school is hopefully just the beginning for more schools in the area.


News

Tim Farley
While work continues on a new elementary school downtown, city leaders say other schools eventually will be needed in the area to maintain residential development there.
 
Wednesday, September 4, 2013

Dreadful


CFN

Gazette staff
Tiana Parker, 7, was yanked from her school last week after her father, a barber, was told her hairstyle was unacceptable.
 
Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Public education is changing


Brandon Dutcher
When I started school in Bartlesville some 40 years ago, “public education” basically meant you went to the government-operated school closest to your house.
 
Monday, December 30, 2013

Enterprise schools work best


Commentary

John Thompson
Fifteen years ago, participating in MAPS for Kids, I supported school choice. The first generation of choice benefited thousands of Oklahoma City students who attended selective magnet, charter and enterprise schools.
 
Wednesday, January 15, 2014

School’s in

Laws governing Oklahoma’s charter schools could be strengthened if new legislation passes this session.


News

Brendan Hoover
Public education advocates are rallying around a bill that would strengthen the laws governing Oklahoma’s charter schools.
 
Wednesday, April 9, 2014
 
Close
Close
Close