Quote of the Day | January 24, 2019

“In Oklahoma, 12 percent of adults over the age of 18 functioned at the below basic literacy level and 31 percent of adults were at the basic literacy level. That is showing we are doing better than the national numbers in getting people to the next level, but we area still struggling with a higher-than-average amount of Oklahomans who only have basic literacy skills.”

-Leslee Gulders, administrator of state literacy programs for Oklahoma [Source: Bartlesville Examiner-Enterprise]


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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