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Oklahoma teacher sues state education department over demand to repay $50K bonus

Posted on AllSides January 30th, 2024
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OKLAHOMA CITY — An Oklahoma teacher has filed a lawsuit against the state Department of Education and the superintendent of public schools after the department demanded she and other teachers repay a bonus it said they received in error. Kay Bojorquez, a special education teacher for Epic Charter Schools, received a $50,000 bonus in November from the department after applying for Superintendent of Public Instruction Ryan Walters' new Teacher Signing Bonus program, believing she qualified. But in January, Bojorquez and at least eight other teachers received letters demanding bonus money...

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