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Sandino Thompson, community member on OKCPS Northeast Task Force, poses for a photo at F.D. Moon, Friday, Feb. 17, 2017.  (Garett Fisbeck)

Local task force focuses on improving students’ lives

Local task force focuses on improving students’ lives

OKCPS’ Northeast Task Force works to develop recommendations for change in northeast Oklahoma City schools.

Colleen Wilcox plays with her son Luck, 2, and Elijah during an Early Bird class at Metro Career Academy, Friday, Feb. 3, 2017.  (Garett Fisbeck)

Early Birds school readiness program guides parents and children toward learning and achievement

“This is why we teach the classes,” Dykstra said. “You, as parents, are the first and most important teachers in your children’s life.”

Former U.S. Rep. Dan Boren and John D. Harper listen as Julie Knutson speaks as The Oklahoma Academy released its Strategic Public Policy Goals for 2017-2020 Jan. 23 at the state Capitol. | Photo Laura Eastes

The Oklahoma Academy releases its Strategic Public Policy Goals for 2017-2020

The organization’s goals focus on fixing the state’s budget issues and building a stronger Oklahoma.

Jo Lynne Jones, Director of Development and Communications, with Nehemiah E. Ramirez at Infant Crisis Services, Inc.  mh

Kirkpatrick Family Fund distributes more than $1 million in grants

Sixty Oklahoma nonprofits will use the funds for arts, education, health, social services and other outreach programs.

Devery Youngblood | Photo Garett Fisbeck

Oklahoma Tomorrow vows to protect funding for higher education

Private sector employers and organizations stress the need for employees with higher education degrees.

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