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Does Oklahoma rely too much on foster care to prevent child abuse and neglect?

Tara Grigson was an OK Policy summer intern. She is a psychology and Spanish major at the University of Tulsa and previously worked as a Mission Impact Intern at YWCA Tulsa. Nearly 11,000 Oklahoma children¬†have been removed from their… Read more [More...]

Why is Oklahoma worst in the nation for feeding hungry kids in summer?

Tara Grigson is an OK Policy intern. She is a psychology and Spanish major at the University of Tulsa and previously worked as a Mission Impact Intern at YWCA Tulsa. Oklahoma is nearly the worst in the nation for food… Read more [More...]

Oklahoma needs to rethink school suspensions

Tara Grigson is an OK Policy intern. She is a psychology and Spanish major at the University of Tulsa and previously worked as a Mission Impact Intern at YWCA Tulsa. In June,¬†the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil… Read more [More...]

Oklahoma’s teen birth rate is near the highest in the country. We can do better.

Tara Grigson is an OK Policy intern. She is a psychology and Spanish major at the University of Tulsa and previously worked as a Mission Impact Intern at YWCA Tulsa. Oklahoma ranks 2nd among all U.S. states for the highest… Read more [More...]