An Oklahoma City woman is fighting for a better life through education

Tina Roberts wants her kids to chase their dreams through education. She wants to go to college some day. But that life is on hold until she erases the tag: functionally illiterate.
By Kyle Fredrickson kfredrickson@opubco.com Modified: August 20, 2012 at 12:20 am •  Published: August 20, 2012
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It's homework time at the Roberts household and sheets of paper from a pink binder are scattered across the kitchen table. Tina Roberts, a mother of four, sits with her oldest daughter, Chasidy, to go over spelling and math problems.

But the work isn't...

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When students feel like they're trapped, then they have issues that interfere with learning. And they can come in with a closed mind.”

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