Oklahoma Oilman Continues Pushing Early Childhood Education
Dobberstein, John, THE JOURNAL RECORD
George Kaiser, local oilman, banking executive and philanthropist, told Tulsa business leaders Thursday to continue throwing their clout and resources behind early childhood education as a way to tackle vexing poverty issues and stimulate the economy.
Kaiser, who helped bankroll the $8.5 million, cutting-edge Tulsa Educare community center planned in the crime-ridden Kendall- Whittier neighborhood, said equal opportunity is the social contract of American life and that must be applied to public education.
I think that most of us have grown up with this inconsistency in our thinking: A strong emotional commitment to the concept of equal opportunity, and a …
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