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.
I just spoke with OEA staff and they say after looking at the funding that passed yesterday and speaking with the senate, they’re now looking for just $25 million for education. That’s half of what they were asking for yesterday.
— Megan Allison (@mallisonKJRH) April 11, 2018
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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