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Oklahoma Faces Education Crisis as Money Evaporates

Schools in Oklahoma are planning deep cuts for next year as a result of the state's worst-ever budget crisis. Public ed supporters have little hope for relief in a state that ranks low in teacher pay and student spending.

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Schools in Oklahoma are planning deep cuts for the coming year as a result of the state's worst-ever budget crisis. Public ed supporters have little hope for relief in a state that consistently ranks lowest for teacher pay and spending per student. Districts are facing crises of unprecedented proportions as the state is suffering from the effects of a crash in oil and gas revenues and the state legislature moved forward with $135 million in tax revenue cuts. (The Washington Post)

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