Oklahoma City schools' Superintendent Karl Springer to retire

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Tuesday, July 9, 2013

The superintendent of the state's largest school district says he is retiring. Karl Springer made the announcement at a recent board meeting.

"It has been an honor to serve as the lead teacher of Oklahoma City Public Schools. I am humbled beyond words. From the moment I joined this district I had a vision for Oklahoma City Public Schools. Today my vision for the district is the same as it was in 2008; improving student achievement by focusing on the individual student. We have made incremental improvements in student achievement over the last five years by approaching how we looked at the traditional models and proposing dramatic changes," Springer said.

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