All Access Arts has a place in the classroom

Students at John Rex Elementary returned to school enjoying one class that still continues with help from the All Access Arts. Read More

Downtown charter school sees more downtown students

Amanda and Ryan Smith can go days without driving, an almost unheard of feat for a family of means in Oklahoma City, where commuting by car is the near universal norm. Read More

Online charter school helps student achieve rodeo dreams

Sydney Frey was practically born for the saddle – her dad a former National Finals Rodeo bareback rider and her mom a barrel racer. Read More

Dove Science Academy launches 16th year

“For our newest students, let me say this, no matter what your background in school, no matter what you thought of school before, Dove Science Academy is your school now,” said Vice Principal Marc Julian to the 500+ Dove Science Academy students gathered in the gym. Read More

KIPP, Santa Fe South to open charter sites on south side

A pair of charter school programs looking to fill a need will extend their reach on Oklahoma City's south side starting this week. Read More

Announcing our NewSchools Invent 2017 Cohort…and the Fantastic Journey to Find Them

Two years ago we launched NewSchools Invent. We wanted to invest in teams of educators who are reimagining learning, and looking to launch innovative public schools in school districts and charter networks. Read More

Charter school receives funding to serve more students and support staff development

The Tulsa Legacy Charter School is the first school in Oklahoma to be selected as a member of the 2017 Invent cohort at NewSchools Venture Fund. Read More

Teachers on front lines of education crisis pitch solutions to problems at their schools

A new fellowship at 36 Degrees North this summer brought together a group of Tulsa-area teachers to identify problems affecting education and develop creative solutions through work with their schools and the community. Read More

Oklahoma City charter school sends team to Odyssey of the Mind finals

The John W. Rex Charter Elementary School, in only its third year of existence, has earned academic excellence courtesy of its Odyssey of the Mind team. Read More

Metro schools take steps to protect the rights of LGBTQ students

The transition to high school can be nerve-racking for teens, with the fear of anonymity, unfamiliar surroundings and heightened classroom expectations. Read More