Did you know computing jobs are the #1 source of new wages in the United States? Did you also know there are 500,000 current computing openings in every industry and every state, and they’re projected to grow at twice the rate of all other jobs? Around 90% of parents want their child to study computer science, but only 35% of high schools nationwide teach computer science. Houston: we have a problem! But guess what? OPSRC has the answer! Being Oklahoma’s Code.org partner means we can provide intensive supports as you build pathways to computer science at your school or entire district.
A report was recently released by Education Week outlining the results of a study on corporal punishment currently being used in schools throughout the U.S. Surprisingly, 21 states still allow and use corporal punishment.
We will be seeing the first full-quarter numbers of Oklahoma’s new fiscal year over the next two weeks. One item that is extremely important is sales tax.
From what I’ve seen in the news and on social media, it would appear we’re entering a new era—or perhaps repeating a bygone era—in our country where walkouts, protests and strikes are becoming popular methods of choice for those wishing to be heard regarding various issues.
You may recognize these words as lyrics within the final song of Broadway's Kinky Boots. I love the possibilities and power these words bring to any conversation.