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).

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

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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