Archive: 2/22/17: Wednesday
Report: Tulsa Third-Grade Reading Improves, Concern For Older Students
A new report is just out on the state of education in Tulsa, and it's showing progress for third-grade reading students, and some concerns for middle and high schoolers. Impact Tulsa analyzes the data from schools and all the standardized test. They reported the newest numbers to districts Thursday evening. Tulsa-area high schools are graduating more students - 83 percent right now - but most are not prepared for college. That's according to high school ACT scor...
Emails: EPA's Pruitt Cozy With Fossil Fuel Industry
While serving as Oklahoma's attorney general, new Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt was in frequent contact with fossil fuel companies and special interest groups working to undermine federal efforts to curb planet-warming carbon emissions.
Another Warm-Up Underway For Eastern Oklahoma
Things haven’t changed too much regarding the next few days and our weather across the southern and central plains. We’re in great shape both today and tomorrow if you want some more spring like warmth. Fog has developed across western Arkansas this morning, and we’re seeing signals for some developing across east-central OK for a few hours this morning.
More U.S. Troops May Be Sent Into Syria To Fight ISIS
Gen. Joseph Votel, the commander of American forces in the Middle East, said Wednesday that in order to maintain momentum in the push to liberate the Syrian city of Raqqa from the ISIS militants who have made it their de-facto capital, the U.S. might “take on a larger burden ourselves.”