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State of the Schools

Date: 08/23/2017
Time: 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum
1700 NE 63rd St.
Oklahoma City, OK 73111
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Learn about efforts and ideas for reform to improve education in Oklahoma.

At the Chamber's State of the Schools event, Oklahoma City Public Schools Superintendent Aurora Lora will provide an update on her second year overseeing the state's largest school district, and the challenges and opportunities facing the district. Oklahoma State University President V. Burns Hargis will detail the critical role and impact higher education institutions have on improving the future talent pipeline, in addition to remarking on higher education's response to state budget challenges.

Keynote Speakers
Superintendent Aurora Lora, Oklahoma City Public Schools
President V. Burns Hargis, Oklahoma State University

Additionally, a panel of state and education leaders will discuss the challenges of the state budget and how local school districts and the Oklahoma State Department of Education are reacting.

State Superintendent Joy Hofmeister, Oklahoma State Department of Education
Representative Leslie Osborn, Oklahoma House of Representatives, District 47
Superintendent Bret Towne, Edmond Public Schools

The Greater Oklahoma City Chamber invites attendees to bring school supplies to the event to benefit the Boys and Girls Clubs of Oklahoma County. See the top ten supplies needed.

Tables of eight are available for $1,250. For information or to register email

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