“It is important that we provide families and communities with something that is easy to understand but is accurate and meaningful. I think we have found that balance today, and now it is time for the Legislature to take that … We hope that we’ll have a system in the future that is going to be an improvement over what has been in place for the last few years.”

– State Superintendent of Schools Joy Hofmeister, speaking after the  State Board of Education approved a proposal for a new A-F school report card system on Thursday (Source)


Carly Putnam joined OK Policy in 2013. As Policy Director, she supervises policy research and strategy. She previously worked as an OK Policy intern, and she was OK Policy's health care policy analyst through July 2020. She graduated from the University of Tulsa in 2013. As a student, she was a participant in the National Education for Women (N.E.W.) Leadership Institute and interned with Planned Parenthood. Carly is a graduate of the Oklahoma Center for Nonprofits Nonprofit Management Certification; the Oklahoma Developmental Disabilities Council’s Partners in Policymaking; The Mine, a social entrepreneurship fellowship in Tulsa; and Leadership Tulsa Class 62. She currently serves on the boards of Restore Hope Ministries and The Arc of Oklahoma. In her free time, she enjoys reading, cooking, and doing battle with her hundred year-old house.

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