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

New Oklahoma town becomes home to state's first rural charter school

The majority of Oklahoma towns were founded nearly a hundred years ago, but for the first time in decades, a new town has been founded in Pittsburg County, and it's already seen a lot of growth. Read More

Oklahoma is poised to see charter school enrollment continue recent growth

Charter enrollment has surged in recent years with nearly 10,000 students attending non-virtual charter schools, double the enrollment from a decade ago. Read More

Broken Arrow’s Susan Anderson is 2017 Teacher of the Year Finalist at Epic Charter

Epic Charter Schools, the largest virtual charter school in Oklahoma and with students and teachers located throughout the state, has announced its 2017 Teacher of the Year finalists. Read More

Improvement Continues at OKC District Charter School

When Ruthie Rayner took over as principal at Stanley Hupfeld Academy five years ago, the high-poverty charter school was in danger of being closed by the state Education Department because of a failing grade. Read More

Dove Charter Schools Program Helps Foster Connections

At Dove Public Charter Schools, teachers are taking time out of their personal schedules to further their connection with the families of their students. Read More

Three Boy Scouts Earn Eagle Rank

Troop 1101, based at KIPP Reach Charter school in northeast Oklahoma City, recently recognized three Scouts who have completed the journey to become Eagle Scouts. Read More

WITH HONORS: Dove Science Academy Celebrates Accomplishments of Their Hispanic Students

With many students from a plethora of Latin countries including Mexico, Colombia, Honduras, Venezuela and more, Dove Science Academy, 919 N.W. 23rd Street, will be taking the time to honor and reinforce the importance of education by hosting a special assembly dedicated to the Hispanic students that help make up Dove’s rich cultural tapestry. Read More

Oklahoma Elementary Charter Named Exemplar School by Partnership for 21st-Century Learning

The Partnership for 21st-Century Learning (P21), an organization dedicated to advancing curriculum that fosters student success in 21st-century work and life, has named the Stanley Hupfeld Academy at Western Village a fall 2016-17 exemplar school. Read More