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Oklahoma City Public Schools Board voted in late July to delay the first day of school and start out the semester entirely online.
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Kari Phillips is nervous for herself and her fellow teachers.

“The anxiety levels are through the roof,” she said.

The eighth grade math teacher at Kerr Middle School in Del City is prepping for many  possible scenario. She knows any subject she covers might have to be delivered in person, online or in a combination of the two.

More Oklahoma School Districts Opt To Start New Year Online

Aug 3, 2020
student in a classroom using a laptop computer
Jacob McCleland / KGOU

As the first day of school approaches, and COVID-19 cases continue to climb, more Oklahoma districts are deciding to start the year offline.

OCCC Moves All Classes Online For Fall 2020

Jul 29, 2020
Oklahoma City Community College
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Citing rising COVID-19 numbers, Oklahoma City Community College announced Wednesday it is moving all its classes this fall online. It's the first public college in Oklahoma to announce such a move.

Epic Charter Schools Becomes Oklahoma's Largest School District

Jul 28, 2020
An Epic Charter School administrative office.
Whitney Bryen / Oklahoma Watch

Epic Charter Schools is now the largest district in Oklahoma.

A picture of Quartz Mountain with the Oklahoma Arts Institute logo. The institute was forced to move online by the coronavirus.
Courtesy Oklahoma Arts Institute

Maida Escobar was hesitant to attend the Oklahoma Arts Institute this summer.

She had so many questions about how the state’s premier arts program for high school students could go online.

“I was like how is that gonna work?” the Muskogee High School student said. “Should I even do it? Is it gonna be the same?”