Now as the new virus upends life across the nation, officials are reconsidering remote learning as the probability of closing schools beyond April 6 looms.
Tulsa Public Schools is using social media content to support parents with elementary-aged children at home. The district is launching two regular week-day features on its Facebook page.
A Brookings Institute study reveals that “Black students who have one Black teacher by third-grade are 7% more likely to graduate high school and 13% more likely to enroll in college. After having two Black teachers, a Black students’ likelihood of enrolling in college increases by 32%.”
“Proficiency rates for Greenwood in Math and Reading are actually exceeding all of the comparable elementary schools in the district,” TPS’s Chief Innovation Officer Andrea Castañeda said.
Low enrollment and inadequate educational funding for the state have made running Oklahoma’s second-largest school district much difficult than previous decades.
Mr. Asamoa-Caesar says he chose to read “Green Pants” for story time because he was inspired by his godson Jaden, 9, and nephew Kenyon, 7.
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.