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A Pierce Elementary School student stretches as part of a class taught by Oklahoma City Ballet.(Photo provided)

Arts Council Oklahoma City and other community organizations work to revive art education in schools

“We were in crisis mode,” said Rhonda Taylor, OKCPS director of visual and performing arts.

Superintendent Umit Alpasian observes a seventh-grade English class at Dove Science Academy, which was one of six Oklahoma schools named a National Blue Ribbon School in 2017. (Photo Garett Fisbeck)

The metro is home to five “exemplary high” achieving schools

The metro is home to five “exemplary high” achieving schools.

The new community arts center will be home to an after-school program and summer arts program. (Bring Back the Music / provided)

Thanks to an NEA grant, Spencer will soon boast a community arts center

“It’s a prime example of how a small city government and a local nonprofit recognized a need in their community,” Oklahoma Arts Council director of marketing Joel Gavin said.

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