Oklahoma Department of Education will seek $3.3 billion budget next year

October 26, 2019 | Public Radio Tulsa

The State Department of Education will ask Oklahoma lawmakers for almost $3.3 billion next fiscal year.

The State Board of Education signed off on the department’s request, which represents a $220 million, or 7%, increase over last year.

SDE Deputy Chief of Staff Carolyn Thompson said everyone is well aware of how strapped for cash the state has been.

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