Quote of the Day 2/9/2015

“I think that if I was a teacher in Tulsa right now, having gone through everything that Tulsa teachers have gone through, (and everything that) Oklahoma teachers have gone through in terms of some of the stuff happening in the state Legislature, and the funding issues and so forth — and then I saw that there was this connection — I probably would be having the same reaction right now that some teachers are having right now in Tulsa.”

-New Tulsa schools superintendent Deborah Gist speaking about Tulsa teachers’ protests of her hiring, in part because she belongs to the controversial “Chiefs for Change” association that also counted as a member ousted state superintendent Janet Barresi (Source: http://bit.ly/1DXccUb)


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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