Quote of the Day 5/12/2015

“Imagine if you have a classroom full of first graders, where they need to be learning the fundamentals of reading, and yet they don’t have someone there who knows where they started when the year began.”

-State Superintendent Joy Hofmeister, who said Oklahoma is losing hundreds of teachers due to low teacher pay and disruptive policies by the Legislature (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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