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Probe threatens
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2019 Oklahoma virtual school


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TULSA (AP) — An embezzlement investigation


has placed a contract between a Texas public charter
school and Oklahoma’s largest online school on hold
A spokesman for Lewisville, Texas-based Respon-
sive Education Solutions told the Tulsa World its
contract with Oklahoma’s Epic Charter Schools was
withdrawn because of the probe.
In a statement, Epic co-founder David Chaney said
he hopes to proceed with the contract after investiga-
tors clear his program.
An Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation search
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wrongdoing.
The Pulaski County Special School District in Little
Rock, Arkansas, also ended negotiations with Epic
shortly after reports of the investigation surfaced in
February.

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