Probe threatens Oklahoma virtual school expansion into Texas
August 4, 2019
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — An embezzlement investigation has placed a contract between a Texas public charter school and Oklahoma's largest online school on hold.
A spokesman for Lewisville, Texas-based Responsive Education Solutions told the Tulsa World its contract with Oklahoma's Epic Charter Schools was withdrawn because of the probe.
In a statement, Epic co-founder David Chaney said he hopes to proceed with the contract after investigators clear his program.
An Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation search warrant filed in July alleges Chaney and co-founder Ben Harris inflated student enrol...