Quote of the Day | January 29, 2019

“Making Pell grants available again to prisoners makes sense in another way — about nine out of 10 inmates will eventually be released. Why not provide them the opportunity to improve their chances once they re-enter society?”

-The Oklahoman editorial board, calling on Congress to end a ban on Pell Grants so that incarcerated people could afford to take college classes while in prison [Source: NewsOK]


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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