In Oklahoma, remediation costs $22.2 million annually in extra tuition, according to a Center for American Progress report.
“We wanted to come up with a model that could potentially be replicable in other schools as well as something that is sustainable for the long-term,” Karper said. “It is an opportunity for artists, but it also benefits students.”
“We are looking at more systemic changes because we’ve run out of easy things to cut,” Lora said last week. “Now, we have to look at changes in grade configurations and school closures for small schools.”
OKCPS’ Northeast Task Force works to develop recommendations for change in northeast Oklahoma City schools.
“The best thing for me is giving them the chance to change, giving them the chance to shine,” Mosley said.
Most Oklahoma County voters chose to say home or do anything other than vote Feb. 14.
Black Chamber of Commerce Metro Oklahoma City helps local black entrepreneurs accomplish their goals.
Let’s hope that the changes that are forthcoming to the U.S. Supreme Court will include jurists that will follow the letter and spirit of the writers of the First Amendment without inserting creative, erroneous interpretations of what is clear English.
The proposed system gets rid of A-F Report Card requirements and considers success indicators like college readiness.
“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.