OEA: 95 percent of requested funding has been secured

Posted at 1:20 PM, Apr 11, 2018
and last updated 2018-04-12 05:32:26-04

OKLAHOMA CITY -- The Oklahoma Education Association says it has secured 95 percent of the funding it has requested for increased school funding and teacher pay.

A chart the OEA posted on social media pages on Wednesday said that $479 million of the requested $506 million for schools and teachers. 

The OEA is now seeking an additional $25 million for education to end the walkout.

Officials said that any possible bills to address the request for $25 million likely wouldn't be heard on the House floor until Thursday. 

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