Teleflora Employees Help Renovate Harding Fine Arts Academy in Oklahoma City

They say it takes a village. This adage rings truer today than ever before with the financial challenges faced by many schools in Oklahoma City. Read More

Point of View: Oklahoma City Would Benefit From KIPP Expansion

Oklahoma City is on the rise — from our amazing basketball team, to development downtown, I am proud to see my hometown becoming a big league city. Read More

Dove Science Academy Elementary Team in Oklahoma City Wins LEGO Prize

Dove Science Academy Elementary decided to take a closer look at trash and become “Waste Wise” as part of the First Lego League Jr. challenge. Read More

Harding Fine Arts Academy's Math Teacher, Jennifer Burris, Named DaVinci Institute's A+ Teacher of the Year

The DaVinci Institute® has named Harding Fine Arts Academy math teacher, Jennifer Burris, 2016 Oklahoma A+ Schools® 2016 Teacher of the Year. Read More

Hispanic Engineering Group Visits Dove Science Academy

How many pennies does it take to sink a boat? That's exactly what Ralph Payne, Dove Science Academy Oklahoma City eighth-grader, found out after a tub of water slowly engulfed his toy-size boat and his team's chances of winning “Noche de Ciencia” (Night of Science) drifted away. Read More

Charter School Founder: Charters are One Option in Mission to Educate Kids

This week marks National Charter Schools Week, a time to recognize the important role charter schools play in providing quality educational opportunities for students nationwide. Here in Oklahoma, we have many reasons to celebrate, as our charters are making great strides in fulfilling the mission of providing an excellent education for students of all backgrounds and needs. Read More

On May 10, Dr. Freda Deskin, founder of ASTEC Charter Schools, will garner HealthCorps honor during ceremony in New York

Freda Deskin, superintendent and founder of ASTEC Charter Schools in Oklahoma City will be presented with the Yvette and Joel Mallah Crystal Heart Award at the HealthCorps® Annual Garden Gala, in New York City, on May 10th. Read More

Carlisha Williams: Oklahoma's Public Charter Schools Provide Every Student a Chance to Succeed

May 1-7, we celebrate National Charter Schools Week and the opportunities these public schools have brought to families within our communities. Read More

Easy Passage of Charter Bill a Sign of Progress in OK

When Oklahoma and other states first authorized charter schools, charters were detested by the education establishment. In 1999, an official with the Oklahoma State School Board Association even compared charter school supporters to Nazi propagandists. Read More