Quote of the Day 5/12/2014

“Everyone likes to talk about the success these programs have had in Florida, but nobody mentions how Florida funded their programs more than five times as much as we have in Oklahoma. That lack of vision and foresight is reflected in these scores.”

– Rep. Mike Shelton, speaking about the thousands of Oklahoma students who may be retained in the third grade after failing a high-stakes reading test (Source: http:/bit.ly/1nDIdtx).


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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