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50 STORIES 50 YEARS: CENTRAL ACADEMY

Central Academy, one of Oklahoma’s nation-leading alternative education centers, provides an additional dimension of education to their Tahlequah students – art education.

According to school leaders, the school is in a town and education system where creative outlets can be one of the first “non-essentials” to be cut out. Central Academy has been able to provide such outlets to allow students to express “their uniqueness and individuality, and [to] gain that sense of accomplishment and worthiness” (Paula Sloan, Director of Alternative Education for Tahlequah Public Schools).

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