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Tim Rogers, executive director of Metro Library System, poses for a photo at the Ron Norwick Downtown Library, Friday, Feb. 3, 2017.  (Garett Fisbeck)

Metropolitan Library System branches are high-tech community learning hubs

Metropolitan Library System branches are high-tech community learning hubs

“We talk about reading being at the heart of what we do, but learning is really at the heart of what we do,” Rogers said.

Central Oklahoma Humane Society Adoption Center Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2016.  (Garett Fisbeck)

OKG Shop: Holiday, spirit

Unless you are Robert Parker, buying a bottle of wine can be a real guessing game.

Drummer rehearse at Capitol Hill High School, Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2016.  (Garett Fisbeck)

Voters weigh $180 million bond package for OKC schools

Read more Oklahoma Gazette election coverage here and here. As Maintain OKC Schools coalition sees it, the $180 million proposed bond package calling for major facility improvements to the state’s largest school district is a straightforward decision. “It is about taking care of what we already have,” said Roy Williams, a member of the steering

Oklahoma history books at Full Circle, Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016.  (Garett Fisbeck)

OKG Shop: Adult education

Metro residents should take advantage of numerous opportunities to improve themselves by visiting some local venues for continued learning.

Brooke Kephart, a recent graduate of Canton High School works on an assignment at Oklahoma Summer Arts Institute at Quartz Mountain. | Photo Laura Eastes

Oklahoma Arts Institute celebrates 40 years of encouraging artistic students

Arts students work with industry professionals and train in their craft at Quartz Mountain Resort as part of Oklahoma Summer Arts Institute.

We’re no. 10!

Oklahoma is No. 10, rounding out the top offender list with a high school graduation rate of 73.9 percent, shows a study from 247WallSt.com. Per-student expenditure is the eighth lowest in the nation at $9,075. Our overall score was a 64.2, a D. The silver lining here is that somehow, we also scored an A

Angels unaware

According to its own numbers, the center works with approximately 1,200 central Oklahomans. Executive Director Connie McGoodwin said DRTC’s economic impact is profound, generating $5.5 million in wages for the state’s disabled community. In 1953, the center was founded as a school by parents inspired by Angel Unaware, a book by Dale Evans Rogers, the

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