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OSDE investigation of Epic reveals flawed attendance data, poor transparency, millions in misallotted public funds

June 21, 2022 | Headlines

OKLAHOMA CITY — An extensive investigation into Epic Charter Schools by the Oklahoma State Department of Education (OSDE) has uncovered significant problems, including dubious attendance data that may have resulted in $780,000 in improperly obtained state funds and the improper disbursal of more than $8.5 million in bonuses to school administrators. The investigation was prompted by a complaint made against Epic in December 2021 by a former member of Epic’s governing board, Community Strategies Inc.

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