Quote of the Day | June 6, 2016

“When we see communities wrap around schools, we see attendance improve, we see graduation rates improve and eventually we start looking at literacy rates and test scores that start improving.”

Erin Velez, program manager for the Center for Community School Strategies in Tulsa, which is helping to start a new community school in Del City [News9].


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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