Quote of the Day 12/4/2014

“A lot of people will tell you education is important, but you don’t see it at the polls on Election Day. Until people make the connection between saying they support education versus doing what it takes to support education, I don’t know that anything will ever change.”

-Patti Ferguson-Palmer, president of the Tulsa Classroom Teachers Association, speaking about a new report that ranks the lifetime earnings of Tulsa and Oklahoma City teachers near the lowest in the nation, even after adjusting for cost of living (Source: bit.ly/1rYP5SR)


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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