Quote of the Day 4/2/2015

“The state legislature definitely has broken down the morale of teachers, and it’s becoming such a problem that not only are they leaving the profession, there are several that you don’t hear about that think about it every day.”

– Emily Durbin, first-year Teach for America teacher at Tulsa’s Nathan Hale High School, discussing the state’s teacher shortage. (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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