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Joy Hofmeister observes how Tahlequah schools make critical programs work

Cherokee Elementary School welcomed Joy Hofmeister, Oklahoma superintendent of public instruction, who came to learn from after-school programs at Tahlequah Public Schools.

During her time at the school, she spoke to school administrators on topics ranging from the TPS backpack program to the supper program.

TPS has around 3,500 enrolled children, 700 of whom stay after school. Cherokee Elementary has 240 students enrolled in its after-school program, but on any given day, about 180 stay.

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