Undervalued Properties Cost Schools Tens of Millions Per Year

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As Oklahoma schools prepare to start classes in coming weeks, they are wrestling with the challenges of having less money  – fewer teachers, reduced budgets for school supplies, and cutbacks in arts and music programs.

But as Brad Gibson of Oklahoma Watch reports, the pain might be less if the state and counties took steps to collect more education-related taxes that are being lost because of wrongly assessed property values.

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