Quote of the Day 1/17/2014

To use a threat to ensure our participation seems to be the typical tactic of this state Department of Education. This isn’t the first threat we have received, and we will likely comply because of it. But why are we being asked to do the work of the vendors that are being paid in the neighborhood of $50 million?

– Sapulpa Superintendent and president of Tulsa County Superintendents Association Kevin Burr, reacting to the news that Oklahoma schools risk accreditation and fundingif they fail to participate in an upcoming computer exercise (Source: http://bit.ly/1cAqRph)


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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