With more mass shootings happening every year, protecting kids has become a priority for school administrators in Oklahoma. However, safety looks very different depending on each school district’s budget.
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From TV and radio ads to advertisements on and radio to the steady flow of news stories, it has been difficult to ignore Epic Charter Schools lately. With multiple ongoing investigations into the school’s finances and enrollment, here is a comprehensive look at what’s happening and what it could mean for future state policy.
Sovereign Community School is new charter school in Oklahoma City with a focus on Native American culture and identity. It’s also part of a movement of tribes and tribal citizens using publicly funded, privately run schools to take control over the education of Native children.
With Epic Charter Schools under scrutiny by state and federal law enforcement, will regulators move to close the loophole the school seems to be taking advantage of?
Legislators increase education funding, kick most health and criminal justice questions down the road
StateImpact followed legislators’ actions on education, criminal justice reform, Medicaid expansion and abortion.
With a huge freshman class and a promise for less gridlock, Oklahoma lawmakers filed more than 2,800 bills this legislative session. With a third of the session now over, the StateImpact team has an update on some bills we’re following.