Cox Communications is awarding more than $77,000 to Tulsa-area schools through Cox Charities Innovation in Education grants.

The program provides grants of up to $10,000 each to schools to fund classroom programs and curriculum that encourage and promote students’ academic success and enhance the educational experience.

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“Together, we are helping Tulsa metro area students prepare for their future by funding critical classroom programs and curriculum,” Roger Ramseyer, Tulsa market vice president, said in a statement.

“Through Cox Charities, our employees are thrilled to be able to support these innovative learning opportunities that engage and excite students. Our partnership with the schools across the Tulsa metro area continues to grow, and we’re proud to be a strong part of that community.”

The Tulsa-area schools that will benefit from the grants in the 2019–2020 school year are Berryhill High School, Glenpool Elementary School, Disney Elementary School, Jenks Alternative Center, Memorial Junior High School, Leisure Park Elementary School, Sequoyah Elementary School, Country Lane Intermediate School, KIPP Tulsa College Preparatory School, Rhoades Elementary School, Barnes Elementary School, Catoosa High School, Glenpool Intermediate Schools, Holmes Park Elementary School, and Sapulpa junior and senior high schools.

Cox Charities was founded in 2005. Since then, employees have donated more than $7 million to the community.

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