Quote of the Day 5/22/2014

“I think with this particular bill, people just stuck with it because of the parents and their local educators.”

-State Rep. Katie Henke, author of HB 2625, which gives the decision of whether to retain or promote a third grader who failed the third-grade reading test back to parents and educators. The legislature overrode Gov. Fallin’s veto of the bill on Wednesday afternoon (source: bit.ly/1k77igx).


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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