OKCPS’ Northeast Task Force works to develop recommendations for change in northeast Oklahoma City schools.
Black Chamber of Commerce Metro Oklahoma City helps local black entrepreneurs accomplish their goals.
“We’re looking for energy; we’re looking for ideas,” Green said.
Private sector employers and organizations stress the need for employees with higher education degrees.
State Question 779 would bolster education funding with a 1 percent rise in sales and use tax.
State Question 779 would utilize a 1 percent sales tax to fund the Education Improvement Fund.
“We have waited and waited for our government to do something, and that hasn’t happened,” Flores said.
The March 15 tweet was part of an exchange between Shannon and Mickey Hepner, dean of the college of business administration at the University of Central Oklahoma. After Shannon remarked that Oklahoma would stand against the Affordable Care Act, Hepner tweeted that the Constitution prohibits the state from ignoring federal laws. Shannon replied with a…
OU campus Credit: Mark Hancock A big chunk of that, not surprisingly, is the tab for college loans. Since 2008, the study found that student loan debt has “increased by $303 billion, while other forms of debt fell a combined $1.6 trillion.” In the aftermath of the worst recession since the Great Depression, young college…
It seemed too good to be true for some skeptics, who cautioned Smith, then a student at Western Heights High School, that there was no way this thing could actually fulfill its promise. “But here it is, 20 years later, still going strong,” she said. Among the first group of students to receive the scholarship,…