Heartbreaking report on school safety

Parkland students leaving school February 14, 2018

The official commission report on the Parkland school shooting tragedy begins with heartache, but its 458 pages outline student mental health and school safety procedures that every teacher and administrator should carefully consider.

The Sun Sentinel headlines findings as “calls for arming teachers, more school security spending”, but there is so much more substance in detail.     Continue reading

AG Hunter resolves CEC student debt

Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter today announced for-profit education company Career Education Corporation (CEC) will forgo collecting more than $2.2 million in student loan debt from 1,131 Oklahomans as part of a national settlement.

In total, the company will forgive over $493.6 million to 179,529 students from 48 states and the District of Columbia. The only two states not included in the settlement are California and New York.  Continue reading

Tulsa football promotes Kyle Grooms

Kyle Grooms

Kyle Grooms, who has spent the past eight years as director of football operations at The University of Tulsa, has been promoted to the position of associate athletics director for internal operations, announced today by director of athletics Dr. Derrick Gragg. Continue reading

Mitt Romney demonstrates disgrace

Mitt Romney

Updated Opinion: It’s a shame globalist loser Mitt Romney doesn’t live the honor he declares. Loyalty is obviously absent his brand. Romney will be sworn into the U.S. Senate Thursday after President Donald Trump helped him win office, but disgraceful will forever be Romney’s legacy: a backstabbing self-aggrandizing fool not to be trusted.  Continue reading

Who’s teaching whom?

Editor’s Intro: The New Year is a time to review and here we revisit how Tulsa Today’s Publisher began in journalism. Later he included stints as a daily reporter (city beat), talk show host, Vision 2025 public information manager and then communications consulting and management. This is what the Columbia Journalism Review, Graduate School of Journalism, Columbia University published in 1987. The headline: Who’s teaching whom at Tulsa Junior College? Rebecca L. Martin writing for CJR begins:

David Arnett was more interested in business than journalism when, at age thirty-two, he decided to go back to school. Continue reading