Quote of the Day 12/2/2015

“As easy as it is to put the blame on 12- and 14-year-olds, we, as educators, must be the adults and take a look at how we are operating and be courageous enough to change. The children are telling us to, just in their own way.”

-Principal Joey Slate of Oklahoma City’s Webster Middle School, which has seen a decrease in disruptive behaviors after they began using positive interventions as an alternative to suspensions (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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