Quote of the Day 3/24/2015

“It is my intention to close school on March 30 so teachers can participate in the rally and meet with legislators. I am greatly concerned about teacher pay and the statewide teacher shortage. I am supportive of State Superintendent Joy Hofmeister’s initiative to improve the educational environment in Oklahoma.”

– Tulsa Public Schools Superintendent Keith Ballard, announcing that he intends to ask the school board to approve using the district’s remaining snow day to allow teachers and staff to attend a rally for education funding at the state Capitol (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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