Quote of the Day 10/12/2015

“Machinists need to know trigonometry, advanced math — they’re running automated computerized equipment and they do the programming for the machines. Even welders are calculating angles and degrees to do cuts and welds.”

-Chuck Mills, President of Mills Machine Co. in Shawnee,  who said Oklahoma needs to do a better job of preparing kids for entering the workforce by teaching math skills (Source)


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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