Some want the money to fund infrastructure improvements, and others believe the money should go to schools.
Many Oklahoma school districts don’t have protections in place and put students and staff at risk for discrimination.
The $230 million building renovation is set to be completed in 2020.
The Douglass offers a range of affordable options.
Jim Couch, Leslie Batchelor and Mark Beffort are being recognized for their work in the development of OKC.
“Once they figure out that those things aren’t going to happen, that people aren’t going to make fun of them, that the people in their class are there to support them, it’s amazing how well they will do and how they can learn,” O’Dell said.
“No matter what the economic situation is for a student’s family, they don’t have to worry,” Ponce said last week as he visited the Eugene Field cafeteria. “It’s an unbelievable program.”
Mental health and drug dependence treatment options would help pull Oklahomans away from addiction.
The zoo’s programs educate the public about conservation efforts and establish the zoo as more than a tourist attraction.
Aspasia Carlson has tried to encourage attitudes and academic achievement during her time at the local high school.