QotD 3/26/18

“When we announced the possibility of closing schools earlier this month, we intentionally left out a specific plan because we thought the Legislature knew where to find money to properly fund our schools. While we appreciate the efforts to find some answers, they have fallen woefully short.”

David DuVall, Executive Director of the Oklahoma Education Association, at a press conference announcing the organization’s plan to fund raises for teachers and state workers and increase support for state services (Source)


Courtney Cullison worked for OK Policy from 2017 to 2020 as a policy analyst focused on issues of economic opportunity and financial security. Before coming to OK Policy, Courtney worked in higher education, holding faculty positions at the University of Texas at Tyler and at Connors State College in eastern Oklahoma. A native Oklahoman, she received an Honors B.A. in Political Science from Oklahoma State University, and an M.A. and Ph.D. with emphasis in congressional politics and public policy from the University of Oklahoma. While at OU, Courtney was a fellow at the Carl Albert Congressional Research and Studies Center. As a professor she taught classes in American politics, public policy, and research methods and conducted original research with a focus on the relationship between representatives and the constituents they serve.

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