Quote of the Day 4/11/2014

“I would be shocked if she didn’t pass this test. But, she burst into tears and is stressed because she heard of the retention. If she has any trouble, it’s going to be from testing anxiety.

-An Oklahoma mother speaking to Tulsa World editor Ginnie Graham about a high-stakes language arts tests that third graders must pass to advance to the fourth grade (Source: http://bit.ly/Qd35ff)


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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