Quote of the Day 1/20/2014

The pool of candidates is smaller now than I have seen in my entire career. This is a reflection of a toxic political climate where education is considered a liability, not an investment, by many of our policy makers. This is a self-imposed crisis due to a lack of leadership that should concern us all.

-Sand Springs Superintendent Lloyd Snow, whose District is among many in Oklahoma that are having trouble finding applicants for teacher and librarian positions (Source: http://bit.ly/1fQAhos)


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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