Quote of the Day 6/1/2015

“When I went to those schools, I do remember that my grades were really low. I was failing all the time. How do you expect to keep up your grades going to nine schools during your freshman year?”

-Aliah Morales, a sophomore in Tulsa Public Schools who has already spent a fifth of her life homeless. The number of homeless students in Oklahoma schools has shot up from 17,539 in the 2011-2012 school year to 25,114 in 2013-2014 (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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