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Minority artists discuss the importance of art and education

Minority artists discuss the importance of art and education

Miillie Mesh, Deanne Brodie-Mends, Jabee, Ebony Iman Dallas, Don Eisenberg and W. Jerome Stevenson discuss the culture of the metro’s arts scene.

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.

KIPP Reach College Preparatory students face off against community leaders at Feb. 2’s Are You Smarter Than a KIPPster fundraising event. | Photo bigstock.com

KIPP OKC students take on community leaders in a fundraising quiz-bowl challenge

The event will be hosted by former Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Turpen and former Oklahoma City Mayor Kirk Humphreys.

Brandon Voss high five

Students in small schools thrive despite talks of consolidation

Community support and parental involvement in these districts add to students’ ability to succeed.

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