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Oklahoma City Public Schools To Cut 92 Administrative Positions Due To Budget Crisis

Oklahoma City Public Schools superintendent Rob Neu addresses reporters during an April 21, 2015 news conference about the district's discipline practices toward minority students.
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Oklahoma City Public Schools said Friday 92 administrative positions will be eliminated in order to save about $5 million in the 2016/2017 school year. That's about an 18 percent reduction in the overall administrative workforce.

59 of those jobs will be at the Central Office, and 33 will be at campuses throughout the district. That comes on top of the 208 teacher position cuts announced last month.

Oklahoma City Superintendent Rob Neu said in a statement yesterday the $1.3 billion shortfall in the state's Fiscal Year 2017 budget means a $30 million cut in state funding for the district.

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