The Ezra Duo, a classical ensemble, featuring violinist Jacob Clewell and pianist Sasha Bult-Ito, will perform at the inaugural Ignite! Master Artists Series, a free community concert in the beautiful Harding Performance Auditorium.
The OKC Schools Compact is raising $5 million to help fund mental health services and programs in the schools. The goal has not been met yet, but the school district has already started working on some programs while it waits on the money to be raised.
Oklahoma is now ranked 34th in teacher pay, moving up 15 stops from its previous ranking. This puts the average teacher salary above educators in several other surrounding states, including Missouri, Kansas, and Arkansas.
Oklahoma City University was named with nine other universities as having the most alumni represented on Broadway. OCU joined the ranks of New York University, Carnegie Mellon, and Juilliard on the list
Nearly 600 Oklahoma City business leaders recently gathered at the National Cowboy Hall of Fame and Western Heritage Museum to hear from Oklahoma City Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Sean McDaniel and others.
With OKCPS' Pathway to Greatness Initiative, 15 school buildings would need new tenants. Soon, 12 buildings will have new tenants.
A partnership between the district, The Foundation for OKCPS and the Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation placed a STEM Center at all 33 elementary schools. Baseball Hall of Famer Cal Ripken, Jr. joined business and community leaders in Oklahoma City to commemorate one of the largest trade-ups in district history.