Quote of the Day | July 11, 2018

“Anything would go a long way for a lot of high school students, because that’s one of the main complaints all of them have when they get out. They’re like, ‘Yeah, I know mitochondria is the powerhouse of the cell, but how do I file my taxes?’”

-Ada High senior Coleman Prince, who said he thought students would benefit from a personal-finance class [Ada News]

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Gene Perry joined OK Policy in January 2011. 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. Gene also serves on the board of the Oklahoma Sustainability Network, is a trustee of the Oklahoma Foundation for Excellence, is a member of Investigative Reporters and Editors, and has chaired the communications advisory committee for the State Priorities Partnership, a nationwide network of state fiscal policy think tanks. He lives in Tulsa with his wife Kara Joy McKee, who is a Tulsa City Councilor.

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.