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.
2012 GOP candidate Herman Cain has died of the coronavirus in an Atlanta-area hospital at age 74.
The head of coronavirus response at the University of Oklahoma Medical Center said Friday that an increase in the number of younger Oklahoma residents dying as a result of the virus has become a worry.
According to the Harvard Global Institute of Health’s ‘The Path to Zero’ effort, all of Oklahoma is designated as “having accelerated spread” of COVID-19, with several counties (including Tulsa and Oklahoma counties) being rated as having reached a “tipping point.”
Over the weekend on FOX News, Stitt said, “Like a lot of Oklahomans, I’m asymptomatic,” referring to his experience having been diagnosed as the first governor in the U.S. to test positive for COVID-19. He went on to say in the very next sentence, “a little achy on Tuesday, but I’ve been 100-percent ever since.”
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.