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Oklahoma governor signs 2 education bills despite opposition


March 31, 2021

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt on Wednesday quickly signed into law two public education measures that were approved by the Legislature despite bipartisan opposition.

Stitt signed a Senate bill that makes it easier for students to transfer districts and a House bill that changes the state aid funding formula starting in the 2022-23 school year.

Both bills were passed by the Legislature Wednesday and sent to Stitt, who held a brief signing ceremony with Republican legislative leaders.

The bill to modify the state funding formula directs that funding will be calculated based...

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