The angry protestors are coming for public statues of historic Americans as diverse as Confederate traitors like Robert E. Lee and slave-owning American founders like George Washington. But what do you do when a school building or an entire school system is the monument representing past wrongs? That might be more of a problem than you think.
During its regular meeting on Monday, Aug. 3, the Tulsa Board of Education voted to approve a recommendation that Tulsa Public Schools begin the 2020-2021 school year in the distance learning mode.
Gov. Kevin Stitt shouldn’t be wishing or hoping that a novel virus doesn’t spread to the grandmother who is picking up her 10-year-old grandchild who contracted COVID-19. Because if he is wrong, he’ll surely have blood on his hands.
The inextricable relationship between the well-being of our team and the success of our students has never been more clear than it is today. So when we make the decision about our reopening, it will be with everyone’s needs in mind. That absolutely includes the safety of Team Tulsa–the amazing people who fill many roles in our district serving students each day.
The President retweeted a packed to the brim auditorium of a Students For Trump gathering.
If we’re on the same page so far and you value equity, equality and access to a quality education but you’re still not convinced that you shouldn’t be celebrating Independence Day, take these things into consideration.
In the wake of George Floyd’s murder at the hands of Minneapolis Police Officers, we are beginning to see positive change in schools across the nation.