Quote of the Day | July 3, 2018

“We are one step closer to ending our state’s crippling teacher shortage. It will take years to rebuild our state’s teaching profession after a decade of eroded funding to public education and classrooms, but today brings much-needed certainty as we move forward. I am extremely optimistic about the future of public education.”

-State Superintendent Joy Hofmeister, on news that an anti-tax group is abandoning its effort to repeal the tax increases that are funding Oklahoma teacher raises [Tulsa World]


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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