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

Harding Fine Arts Academy students to participate in Israeli student exchange program

Ten students from Harding Fine Arts Academy have been chosen to participate in a four-week cultural exchange with 10 Israeli students during the fall semester. Read More

Harding Charter Prep students excel at state music contest

Music students from Harding Charter Preparatory High School each took home at least one "superior" medal from the state solo and ensemble competition. Read More

Funding Varies from School to School

Mitchell Talk‘s host Scott Mitchell explored how schools are funded in Oklahoma and found that per student funding isn’t evenly spread among schools and school districts. Read More

How an Oklahoma charter school could afford to pay their teachers well

As Oklahoma schools look for more ways to trim their budget, a metro charter school had found a way to not only pay their teachers, but pay them well. Read More

A local charter program plans to expand into south OKC

KIPP educators often ask the age-old question What do you want to be when you grow up? Read More

Chaney: Celebrating authentic, quality public school choice

Every parent needs and deserves choices in respect to what they feel is best for their children. Read More

KIPP Reach celebrates 15 years of enriching students’ lives

Before charters became the central feature of the school choice movement and years before Oklahoma lawmakers passed a charter school law, Oklahoma City educator Tracy McDaniel stockpiled education ideas from the nation’s first charter schools. Read More

Virtual, charter schools claim majority of midyear gains in public education funding

Seven fast-growing charter schools, including all four of the state’s virtual school choices, were among the top 20 in gaining state aid in annual, midyear adjustments made this week by the Oklahoma State Department of Education. Read More

South OKC charter school secures larger facility

Santa Fe South Schools, a K-12 charter that serves 2,400 students, could grow by as many as 500 students when the high school moves into a 157,000-square-foot building on the grounds of the old Crossroads Mall. Read More