Friday, February 26th 2021, 6:21 pm
By: Ashlyn Brothers
Tulsa leaders shared new data that measures several inequalities within the community. Community Service Council members said they’ve evaluated many factors and are using them to break down barriers for minorities.
The latest Tulsa Equality Indicators Report shows improvement in education which community leaders said is resulting in higher attendance and graduation rates.
Dr. Joyce McClellan with Tulsa Tech said the data does not lie.
“Our numbers are creeping up. Eight points is eight points so kudos to us coming together as a community,” said Dr. McClellan, chief development & diversity officer.
However, the Community Service Council said schools still have a long way to go. They have found the suspension rate for black