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OKG Newsletter


Topic: OKCPS

School's out, and over

A charter school in northeast Oklahoma City is forced to close amid concerns about poor test scores and financial mismanagement.


News

Tim Farley
With a 6-2 vote by the Oklahoma City Board of Education last week, Marcus Garvey Leadership Academy became the state’s first charter school to shut down involuntarily.
 
Wednesday, June 5, 2013

In and out and in


CFN

Gazette staff
Make up your minds, already. Either you do or you don’t.
 
Wednesday, June 5, 2013

OKC schools need real change

We must teach kids to be students, and that cannot be done with quick fixes.


Commentary

John Thompson
After more than 35 years in the education realm, retiring Oklahoma City Public Schools Superintendent Karl Springer said that he is most proud of three policies he helped implement.
 
Wednesday, August 28, 2013

‘No tolerance’ doesn’t teach


Commentary

John Thompson
The bipartisan MAPS for Kids Student Achievement Committee knew that Oklahoma City could not increase student performance without first creating safe and orderly schools. We also knew that would be our toughest challenge.
 
Wednesday, October 2, 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

Neu guy

The new superintendent of Oklahoma City Public Schools, Robert Neu, says he’s ready to help smooth the system’s rough trek.


News

Ben Felder
Robert Neu’s journey to Oklahoma City began years ago by looking into broken eyes.
 
Friday, June 6, 2014
 
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