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Oklahoma state Board of Education approves proposed budget increase

Oklahoma state Board of Education members approved a proposed $175 million budget increase.
by Tim Willert Modified: October 29, 2013 at 9:34 pm •  Published: October 29, 2013
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State Board of Education members voted Tuesday to approve a $175 million budget increase proposed by the state Department of Education for the coming fiscal year. The request would include $81.4 million for individual school districts to help fund teacher pay raises.

The state legislature must approve the request.

Check back with NewsOK.com for more updates.

by Tim Willert
Education Reporter
Tim Willert is a native Californian with Oklahoma ties who covers education. Prior to moving to Oklahoma in June 2011, he was as an editor for FOXSports.com in Century City, Calif., and reported on courts for the Los Angeles Daily Journal and...
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