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Cherokee Nation to Award $6M to more than 100 School Districts in northeast Oklahoma

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Posted at 8:55 AM, Mar 05, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-05 12:20:42-05

TULSA — Today, the Cherokee Nation will be holding its annual Public School Appreciation Day.

Officials say the Cherokee Nation gives 38 percent of funding from vehicle tag sales each year to northeast Oklahoma school districts.

More than 100 school district superintendents will be awarded checks to use, totaling more than $6 million, officials say.

The event takes place at 11 a.m. at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino.

To view how much goes to each school district, click here.

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