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The new school discipline: Forcing kids into virtual learning

BY: - September 5, 2023

It wasn’t the first time Ventrese Curry’s granddaughter had gotten into trouble at school. A seventh grader at a charter school in St. Louis, she had a long history of disrupting her classes and getting into confrontations with teachers. Several times, the school issued a suspension and sent Curry’s granddaughter home. In each instance, the […]

With a district takeover threat still looming, Tulsans call out vague demands for improvement

BY: - August 29, 2023

OKLAHOMA CITY —  After weeks of uncertainty over the survival of their local school district, some Tulsans say they’re still frustrated with state officials. The Oklahoma State Board of Education voted unanimously Thursday to accredit Tulsa Public Schools, despite the state superintendent’s threats to potentially dissolve or take over the school district.  But some parents […]