“If we aren’t willing to confront that we have suffering right under our noses, we are doing a huge disservice to our fellow citizens,” Mélon said.
“This was a glimpse of hope that the tide might turn for the better for [teachers], and not just for us, but future teachers and students,” Flores said. “I went home and I felt relieved. I was for it, and I wanted to help.”
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“I think one of the quickest ways to get a book read is to ban it,” Cheek said as she worked at Norman Public Library West.
The Plaza Beer Walk donates a portion of its proceeds to local schools.
State Question 779 would utilize a 1 percent sales tax to fund the Education Improvement Fund.
You can get a lot of kennels in a small area, but don’t build too many because the need may shrink quickly once employed.
“We have waited and waited for our government to do something, and that hasn’t happened,” Flores said.
The ESA legislation comes as lawmakers cut revenue dollars to common education and enrollment continues to climb.