April 11, 2016

Jenks Public Schools Foundation Featured in Tulsa World

February 24, 2016

Recently, it has become routine to see news headlines outlining the looming Oklahoma budget shortfall. Monday was certainly no exception when the Jenks Public Schools Foundation was featured in a Tulsa World article focused on this familiar subject.  In the article, Executive Director Elizabeth Inbody describes how the JPS Foundation is working to bridge the gap between state resources and district need in the face of statewide education budget cuts. The article, written by Tulsa World Staff Writer Nour Habib, shares perspectives from foundation officials representing the Tulsa, Jenks, and Bixby school districts. The article illuminates the alternate funding programs that are being implemented by public school foundations across school districts in an effort to provide desperately-needed classroom funding. Follow the link below to read the full article:

School foundation officials talk about their role during tough economic times


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