Oklahoma public school districts band together to fight charter school funding equalization
• Lawmakers also look for ways to halt March State Board of Education action
April 11, 2021
Backlash is mounting toward a resolution passed by Oklahoma’s State Board of Education to equalize funding for charter and traditional public schools.
More than 100 superintendents and school boards around the state are concerned about a recent move by Oklahoma’s State Board of Education to equalize funding of charter and traditional public schools.
Additionally, state lawmakers are exploring a measure to nullify the state board’s decision that would also provide some other funding for brick and mortar charter schools.
Shawnee Public Schools passed a motion to explore joining litigati...