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School board meeting ends after shouting, walkouts

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Superintendent Dr. Deborah Gist addresses the school board after the exits of board members Dr. Jennettie Marshall, Dr. Jerry Griffin, and E'Lena Ashley.

A Tulsa Public Schools Board meeting devolved into chaos Monday night. Citing transparency concerns, three board members voted against some agenda items that ultimately failed. Superintendent Dr. Deborah Gist criticized the members before they walked out. The tension comes after Gov. Kevin Stitt called for an audit of TPS. Listen above for an audio story.

Before joining Public Radio Tulsa, Elizabeth Caldwell was a freelance reporter and a teacher. She holds a master's from Hollins University. Her audio work has appeared at KCRW, CBC's The World This Weekend, and The Missouri Review. She is a south Florida native.