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Category: Education

Thank God for Parents Who Refuse to Be Gaslighted by the Failing Education System

Laura Newman, principal of Purpose Preparatory Academy, said the culture of her school is built on the idea that whatever is going on in a kid’s life, they know when they get to school there is a simple demand: “You gonna learn today!” 

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Greenwood Leadership Academy holds 5k and Fun Run for STEM and Arts program

Greenwood Leadership Academy (GLA ), a Tulsa Public Schools (TPS) partnership school serving TPS students, and the Met Cares Foundation, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to building exceptional schools, strong economic development and robust community engagement in North Tulsa, held their first GLA 5K and Fun Run on the morning of Saturday, November 2, 2019, that took walkers and runners through the beautiful, rolling hills in the Gilcrease neighborhood. 

Tulsa’s under-resourced and low-income schools likely contribute to higher crime, report says

These educational deficiencies, all problems in Tulsa’s under-resourced low-income public schools, are likely contributors to crime, as young people who fail in school have fewer economic opportunities, are more likely to be unemployed, lack legal options for survival, and have to deal with other stresses that accompany poverty.