Supt. Hofmeister comments on revenue failure


State Superintendent of Public Instruction Joy Hofmeister released this statement today in response to the announcement that the state of Oklahoma will likely be entering revenue failure at the beginning of 2016.

"The state revenue failure will have a significant and painful impact on our schools during a time in which every dollar is precious. It is difficult to foresee a scenario in which Oklahoma’s schoolchildren will not feel the negative impact of this crisis," Hofmeister said. "The Oklahoma State Department of Education and schools across the state of Oklahoma are bracing to take action given the new fiscal reality. Our hardworking and committed educators are already doing heroic work under difficult circumstances. We owe it to them and most importantly to the children who depend on them to move forward responsibly and with the importance of every single student’s education in mind."

 

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Last updated on December 16, 2015