Supt. Hofmeister comments on State Question 779

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Joy Hofmeister released this statement today in response to the defeat of State Question 779. “Until we are prepared to take bold action on behalf of public education, we will continue to suffer the consequences, as a greater and greater number of teachers leave the state or exit the profession altogether. I believe Oklahomans support teachers, but they did not want to relieve the Legislature of its responsibility. I will be back before state lawmakers this next legislative session, fighting for kids and a regionally competitive wage for teachers – one that reflects their work as highly trained professionals who change the lives of nearly 700,000 students every day.”
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Last updated on November 8, 2016