Quote of the Day | May 7, 2019

“So if they need to hire new teachers to get lower classroom sizes, they can use that money and their hands aren’t tied. If they want to give a pay raise, their hands are not tied. They can do that. If they want to hire more counselors to be able to get mental health professionals into the education arena — which we’re in desperate need of — they could do that.”

-Senate President Pro Tempore Greg Treat, speaking about why he favors increasing general funding for schools rather than requiring it to go to another teacher raise [Source: NonDoc]


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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