Oklahoma school receive larger amount of jackpot money than expected

Schools in Oklahoma are receiving a large amount of funding from the state lottery.

An extra $12 million than expected was transferred towards funding education in Oklahoma for this fiscal year.

Contributions from the state lottery now totals more than 70 million dollars just this year to fund the department of education.

Since the lottery began in 2005, more than half a billion dollars has been raised for education.

In relation to education, this weekend is the tax-free shopping weekend for back-to-school clothes.

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