Quote of the Day 7/8/2015

“Obviously teacher pay is not where it should be in Oklahoma. And when you’re talking about not being able to give someone an increase for the work that they do, you have to find other ways to make the job worthwhile.”

-Locust Grove Public Schools superintendent Lori Helton, explaining why the district is moving to a four-day school week next year (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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