Tag Archives: Education

Hallowed halls

“We’re still finalizing the total project cost, but we anticipate that amount is correct,” Snavely says. “All the money will be raised through fundraising dollars and private donations.” The first graduation ceremony in the historic high school was held in 1910. Construction was not complete at the time, but the building was sufficient for classes

Oklahoma City Public Schools teachers get raises

That will translate to about $828 per teacher. A new salary grade for the district’s most experienced teachers will give those individuals an additional $600 pay increase. Both measures went into effect immediately. Effective July 1, 2014, teachers in their first through fifth years of service will receive increases of $225 to $725. A retention

OCU selects contractor for law school building

Anderson & House Inc. was the original builder of Central High and worked to repair the building after it was damaged in the 1995 federal building bombing. The firm again will have the chance to work on the building as it is converted back from office space to an educational use. “We are excited to

Deuce degrees

What he opted for instead was a twoyear certification to become a radiology technician through Rose State College. It was a choice that paid off for him when he graduated last year. “I thought this would land more of a guaranteed job,” he says. “I could get a college degree or get a certification in

Bottom dollar

In June, Oklahoma State University requested that the Board of Regents for the Oklahoma Agricultural and Mechanical Colleges keep tuition and fees at current levels. Although the regents approved the proposal, tuition and fees for out-of-state students will increase. “Each year, the decision regarding tuition rates is a difficult one,” says OSU President Burns Hargis.

Regents wrap-up

Students will pay an average of $6.68 more per credit hour than the last academic year, except at the state’s research universities: the University of Oklahoma in Norman and Oklahoma State University in Stillwater and Tulsa. The increase means that the cost of education at a regional university averages $5,015 for tuition and fees per

Just the Facts

University of Oklahoma Tuition rate for 2013-2014: $7,340.50 Increase in tuition from 2012-2013: none Fall 2012 enrollment: 31,097 (including Norman, Health Sciences Center, Tulsa and off-campus students) Fall 2011 enrollment: 30,753 (including Norman, Health Sciences Center, Tulsa and off-campus students) Number of undergraduate programs offered: 163 majors and 111 programs University of Central Oklahoma Tuition

MAPped out

Located at the southwest corner of W. Sheridan and S. Walker avenues, the charter school will be the only elementary in Downtown Oklahoma City. The school’s boundaries for attendance generally extend from Western Avenue to Lottie Avenue and from N.E. 13th to S.W. 15th streets. At a cost of more than $14 million, the school