Dr. Freda Deskin, Superintendent, Founder of ASTEC Charter Schools, Receives UCO Distinguished Alumni Award

Freda Deskin, Ph. D, Superintendent and founder of ASTEC Charter Schools, will be honored by University of Central Oklahoma (OCU) as a Distinguished Alumni Award on Nov. 4 at a special luncheon at the Nigh University Center on the OCU campus. Read More

Neighbors Help OKC Charter School Serve Lunch

Oklahoma City charter schools help Dove Science Academy serve lunch. Read More

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