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Oklahoma City Public Schools to sue state Legislature


August 23, 2017

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma City Public Schools officials are planning to sue the state Legislature for educational funding.

The Oklahoma City Public Schools board unanimously approved a resolution Monday to pursue legal action against the Legislature. It comes after school funding cuts followed budget shortfalls.

The resolution accuses lawmakers of ignoring "their constitutional responsibility" to provide textbooks for every child by eliminating funding for instructional materials. It also says cuts in funding for "requirements established by the Legislature" left underfunded liabiliti...

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