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Inside OKC / October 30, 2019

Business community rallying to Embrace OKCPS students

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.

By Molly Fleming
Policy / October 28, 2019

Oklahoma moves up in teacher-pay rankings

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.

By Molly Fleming
Policy / September 5, 2019

State of the Schools Recap

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.

By David McCollum
Policy / August 28, 2019

Baseball Legend Cal Ripken, Jr. Celebrates Opening of 33 OKCPS STEM Centers

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.

By Chamber Staff
State of the City / January 18, 2018
Mick Cornett
Former mayor of Oklahoma City
I have had the good fortune to visit with mayors and chamber leadership from coast to coast. The Greater Oklahoma City Chamber is the best chamber of commerce anywhere.
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