The camp partners with the University of Central Oklahoma’s Forensic Science Institute to teach students about the fundamentals of forensic practices.
The state Legislature failed to pass a bill for a penny sales tax toward education; meanwhile, the state issued 1,100 emergency teacher certifications and still has vacancies.
“When you’re a first-generation college student, that distinction is not so clear,” Ellington said of the choice between for-profit colleges and accredited institutions like OU.
The Peruvian-born author moved with her husband to Oklahoma 15 years ago.
The program will enable high school students to graduate with their associate’s degree.
Some want the money to fund infrastructure improvements, and others believe the money should go to schools.
The clinic will use the grant to support its education programs to increase breast cancer screenings.
Comets, Asteroids, Meteors: Great Balls of Fire! runs through Sept. 10.
The governor said the not ideal budget bill was not ideal days before it passed, and other lawmakers agreed.
“Most people may not know that, besides fasting, Ramadan is a month of sharing and generosity. It is our obligation,” Akkus said.