Quote of the Day 11/18/2015

“This crisis has been coming for a long time.¬†Forget about replacing them with someone of the same quality. I’m just worried about replacing them. Period.”

-David Pennington, superintendent of Ponca City public schools, who is facing a severe shortage of special education teachers as many of his current teachers are nearing retirement (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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