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A group makes a presentation during Great Expectations at Edmond North High School, Thursday, June 23, 2016.  (Garett Fisbeck)

Cuts to education and arts programs have long-term impact

Cuts to education and arts programs have long-term impact

Three prominent programs feel the repercussions from the nearly $39 million cut from the state education activity budget.

Micah Graham, a member of Teacher For America, teaches prekindergarten 	at Rockwood Elementary School. The University of Oklahoma alumna is in her first year of teaching.

Nonprofit organization bolsters recent graduates and public schools

Teach For America helps underserved schools in Oklahoma with specially trained teachers.

Getting schooled

Justin Harlan Established in 1990 as a member of AmeriCorps, the organization places teachers, who commit to two years of service, in low-income areas. Now it has more than 9,300 corps members teaching more than 600,000 students nationwide. Henson Adams, who just finished his first year with the program, said he believes it has made

Gerry Bonds invites you into ‘The Living Room’

Bonds, who anchored the nightly news broadcast on OETA for 14 years, hopes to bring intellectually stimulating conversations to the round table as she talks to Janet Barresi, state superintendent of public instruction, and two representatives from Teach for America about the state of education. “On a personal level, it’s the intellectual stimulation and the

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