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Why charter schools get an outsize share of mid-year State Aid funding (Guest Post: Shannon Meeks) - Oklahoma Policy Institute
Shannon Meeks is the Chief Financial Officer for Putnam City Schools.Each year in late December, state aid payments to public schools are adjusted based on changes in student enrollment and local tax revenues during the first part of the school year. This December, at a time when all of Oklahoma’s public schools are desperately hurting for funds, a staggering 69…