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...