Acting OKC district leader threatens resignation

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By Tim Willert Staff Writer twillert@oklahoman.comThe acting superintendent of Oklahoma City Public Schools threatened to quit Thursday night, accusing the school board of meddling in her efforts to cut teaching positions and combine grade levels to save money. Rebecca Kaye became visibly frustrated during a presentation requested by the board to justify staff reductions implemented for the coming school year to address elementary enrollment declines. The changes mean cuts to 65 teaching positions and the addition of nearly 40 classrooms with combined grade levels at schools with small enrollments, a savings of about $2.5 million. "I have to say that if this board is going to micromanage the district in this way and violate its own policy that very...

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Acting OKC district leader threatens resignation

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