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Oklahoma City Public Schools’ Pathway to Greatness plan is expanding Classen School of Advanced Studies to the Northeast Academy building.
Principals Scot McAdoo and Chris Thomas are working together to help merge Classen School of Advanced Studies with Northeast Academy (NEA), but some feel it will not be equitable.

Bleeding crimson

University of Oklahoma’s weaknesses are highlighted amid staff reductions, low donations, racist scandals and poor responses from the top.
University of Oklahoma is going through a tumultuous period with the departure of more than 80 employees, donations down by at least a third from last year and multiple racist incidents on campus resulting in no disciplinary actions.

Grade schools

Oklahoma State Department of Education rolled out a revamped school report card system.
Oklahoma’s schools will have a new way to analyze their work and see how they stack up.

Keeping promises

Education advocates hope changes to the Oklahoma’s Promise program will give it new strength.
Before 33-year-old Oklahoma State Rep. Cyndi Munson, D-Oklahoma City, made history in 2015 by becoming the first Asian-American woman elected to the state Legislature and the first Democrat to win representation in House District 85 and inspired a wave of female political newcomers in 2018, she was a starry-eyed middle school student in Lawton with a dream of becoming the first person in her family to earn a college degree.

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