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Oklahoma Public School District Spent $23K on Equity Training ahead of Big Budget Cut

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An Oklahoma school district projected to lose $6 million in state aid next year is being criticized for recently paying nearly $23,000 to leftwing groups for diversity and equity training for its staff.

In October, Norman Public Schools, a district about 20 miles south of Oklahoma City, signed a $3,000 contract with Factuality LLC for a single 90-minute virtual course “that simulates structural inequality in America,” according to documents reviewed by National Review.

Also in October, the district agreed to pay $10,000 to the Anti-Defamation League for two “A World of Difference” training sessions – minimum 100 attendees at each session and

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Ryan Mills is a media reporter at National Review. He previously worked for 14 years as a breaking news reporter, investigative reporter, and editor at newspapers in Florida. Originally from Minnesota, Ryan lives in the Fort Myers area with his wife and two sons.

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