Teachers have obvious grievances that need to be addressed, but the true victims of American public education are the tiny citizens who come out of a 13-year system with only 5 years of learning, who are disqualified from 4 years of college, who are consigned to a lifetime of reduced income and diminished potential.
The overall Tulsa County birth rate decreased 9% for teens, aged 15-19 between 2017 and 2018, outpacing the national decrease of only 7%, according to the final 2018 birth data released by the Oklahoma State Department of Health. Tulsa County’s birth rate for school-aged teens, 15-17, decreased by 25% from 2017 to 2018; the birth rate decreased by 4% for older teens, aged 18-19. (Rates are the number of births per 1,000 females of the same age range.)
Missy Elliott, one of the most iconic players in the history of music videos, will receive the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award at the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards.
The married couple on “black-ish” played by Anthony Anderson and Tracee Ellis Ross is loosely based on the Barrises.
Xavier was innocently playing in his family’s backyard with his two older sisters, Trinity 11 and Angel 12 when bullets pierced through the fence striking an 18-year-old and Xavier.
If we want to maintain our high-quality teachers and pull more high-performing teachers from other states, we’re going to have to make an investment in our teachers and pay them more than all neighboring states. In doing so, Oklahoma legislators will publicly demonstrate that the sooner state values its teachers.
Families who are new to the district or have moved over the summer should complete their child’s enrollment before the school year begins on Wednesday, Aug. 21. Students who will be four years old on or before Sept. 1 are eligible to enroll in pre-kindergarten, and the district still has seats available at 30 schools.