Bart Banfield, Assistant Superintendent at Epic Charter School, appeared on Oklahoma’s News 9 to speak about the threat many students face in today’s schools. A recent survey conducted by the Oklahoma Office of Educational Quality and Accountability shows that approximately 32% of Epic families chose our school for safety reasons.

Epic students are defying the odds.

Clayton’s story is one that is becoming increasingly familiar in our schools. Endless taunting, hazing, emotional and physical abuse are commonplace for many of our youth today. Sadly, for some, this leads to crippling anxiety, depression, and sometimes worse. See more of Clayton’s story here.

What can you do?

Having to deal with a bully can be difficult no matter the age of the child. The resources below provide valuable information to parents and students on bully prevention and how to curb bullying behavior in a child.


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I am the Creative Director at Epic Charter School. I do things like make sure the website is packed with new, fun, and relevant content to keep you informed. When I'm not working on our site, I'm telling stories and promoting the school through videos and more.