In wake of criminal investigation into Epic Charter Schools, lawmaker has questions for State Superintendent

“I plan to ask her how she is planning to cooperate in a way that hasn’t already been taking place,” Provenzano said. “If the state department is doing its job ... then $10 million doesn’t go poof.”
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To add hundreds of faculty, Epic Charter Schools obtained personal information of thousands of Oklahoma public school teachers

Epic collected the information, including home and email addresses, of teachers across the state through an open records request to the state department of education.
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OU’s baboon breeding program is ending, but the animals will still be bred for medical research

OU’s baboon breeding program has been transferred to the Michale E. Keeling Center near Bastrop, Texas.
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Once thought to be a juggernaut, support for teacher causes appears to have waned

Educators were the toast of Oklahoma last spring following their successful walkout and rally at the State Capitol. But support for the cause seems to have petered out if Tuesday's election results are any guide.
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Help us raise $50,000 to fund nonprofit journalism in Oklahoma

Starting Nov. 1 through Dec. 31, The Frontier is eligible for a matching gift opportunity from NewsMatch, a national call-to-action that support nonprofits like us.
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Kevin Stitt’s teacher problem

Advertising campaigns touting Stitt's support among educators have been criticized as being misleading and the gubernatorial candidate's high school chemistry teacher says he won’t vote for his former student.
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Updated: Energy company says its royalty owners ‘can make up their own minds’ how to vote after tax increase

“Earlier this year, the Oklahoma Legislature increased taxes on gross production by 150 percent,” the letter said.
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He lost everything to addiction before an Oklahoma City nonprofit helped turn his life around

“They helped me with my self esteem,” Kenny Belyeu said. “Nobody felt worse about me than I did. I didn’t feel I was worthy of having a good life. I was a lost soul.”
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Despite industry opposition to tax that led to teacher raise, CEOs at some of state’s largest energy companies got pay increases

While both Continental Resources and Devon Energy supported a failed plan that included a 4 percent tax increase on oil and gas production, they balked at a later 5 percent increase.
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‘Mixed bag of feelings:’ Back in the classroom, Tulsa teacher wishes walkout had continued

“What we’re doing now is we’re really going to start to support candidates who support education platforms,” Cherry said. “This is not over. Even though we’re not at the Capitol, it’s not over.”
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