• Bartlesville students walk out over education funding

    By: Jenny Young

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    BARTLESVILLE, OKLA. - Quick Facts:

    • Bartlesville students say they planned a walkout protest
    • They say they are angry about millions of dollars in state budget cuts
    • The district says they have not sanctioned the walkout, but they decided to allow students to gather on their field to prevent chaos
    • Safety officers and staff will be on hand to supervise as well
    • The students planned to walk out at 8:30, gathering for 22 minutes to represent a cut of $22 million that was planned to be cut
    • Lawmakers wrapped up a second special session approving a bill with $16.2 million dollars in cuts; the governor has to make a decision on that bill 

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