Quote of the Day 10/19/2015

“For most of the period that is the subject of this report, DHS did not have a thoughtful, data-informed plan to reduce child maltreatment in care and, in fact, child maltreatment increased.”

-A report by court-ordered expert monitors of Oklahoma’s child welfare reform efforts. Oklahoma’s failure to meet reform targets likely means that the state will now have to remain under court-ordered supervision for at least an extra year (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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