Quote of the Day 10/24/2016

”The difference I’ve seen from the other systems that grade schools and ours is the level of input the schools and parents had up front. I’m not saying we had zero research from lawmakers, but we didn’t have enough. That is the mortal sin, if you will, of our current system.”

-Raul Font, a member of the task force redesigning Oklahoma’s A-F grading system for public schools, which has been widely criticized as inaccurate and unhelpful for promoting school improvement (Source).


Gene Perry worked for OK Policy from 2011 to 2019. He is a native Oklahoman and a citizen of the Cherokee Nation. He graduated from the University of Oklahoma with a B.A. in history and an M.A. in journalism.

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