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SCHOOL CLOSING

The State Board of Education held an emergency meeting today at 4 pm to discuss and take possible action on mandatory closure of all Oklahoma public schools due to the coronavirus/COVID-19. Present were board members Jennifer Monies, Carlisha Bradley, Kurt Bollenbach, Estela Hernandez, and Superintendent Joy Jofmeister.

The Board voted in favor of mandatory closure of all Oklahoma public schools from March 17 through April 6.
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Online Charter School Mails Recruitment Filers to Thousands of Student Homes

The state Education Department is investigating how a startup statewide charter school obtained the home addresses of students across the state.

Thousands of Oklahoma students received recruitment fliers in the mail from the Oklahoma Information and Technology School, a new virtual charter school. Parents are furious about the school’s access to children’s names and home addresses.
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