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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

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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Oklahoma City Public Schools leaders take initial steps toward educational equity

Oklahoma City Public Schools leaders take initial steps toward educational equity.

Attorney Kendra Coleman poses for a photo at her office building, Wednesday, April 5, 2017.  (Garett Fisbeck)

Medical-legal partnerships benefit residents in the OKC metro

Oklahomans in need of legal assistance with civil matters receive help from lawyers at Mary Mahoney Memorial Health Center’s Saturday clinics.

Aurora Lora speaks during a public meeting at Andrew Johnson Elementary, Thursday, March 23, 2017.  (Garett Fisbeck)

OKC Public Schools consolidation plan would drastically affect students, communities

“We are looking at more systemic changes because we’ve run out of easy things to cut,” Lora said last week. “Now, we have to look at changes in grade configurations and school closures for small schools.”

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

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

Left to right, teachers Kathleen Blake and Kristina Haden get kids into art during an after school art program at Lee Elementary School, 9-14-15.  (Mark Hancock)

School leaders debate the merits of a continuous school calendar

OKCPS Superintendent Aurora Lora will deliver her recommendation to the school board at its Nov. 21 meeting.

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Local performer Balthazar channels country music legend Glen Campbell for birthday celebration

In the past, Balthazar has taken on the roles of Freddie Mercury and professional wrestlers.

Principal, Mylissa Hall, and two AP students pose for a photo at Southeast High School on Wednesday, September 21, 2016 in Oklahoma City.  (Emmy Verdin)

Oklahoma City Public Schools expands its advanced placement program

The school district strives to expand advanced placement classes and enable low-income and minority students to enroll.

Adrian Anderson at the Star-Spencer High School football field, Tuesday, March 8, 2016.  (Garett FIsbeck)

Spencer makes changes to benefit its schools

Community volunteers rally to improve conditions at Spencer schools.

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