MEDIA ADVISORY: House Education Committees to Hear Auditor Presentation on Epic Charter Schools


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OKLAHOMA CITY – The House Common Education Committee and Appropriations & Budget Subcommittee for Education, chaired by State Reps. Rhonda Baker, R-Yukon, and Mark McBride, R-Moore, will hold a joint meeting Wednesday, Oct. 21, to hear from State Auditor and Inspector Cindy Byrd and Superintendent of Public Instruction Joy Hofmeister regarding Part 1 of Byrd’s audit of Epic Charter Schools.

Byrd’s 120-page audit, which was requested by Gov. Kevin Stitt, outlines concerns with how Epic Charter Schools has handled cost accounting and student enrollment figures.

Because of ongoing construction at the state Capitol, the meeting will be held at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center Gandy Auditorium, 940 NE 13 St. in Nicholson Tower, Suite 5900. The meeting begins at 1:30 p.m.

The meeting will be livestreamed at https://www.okhouse.gov/Video/Default.aspx.