‘We must do something’, OU President says education funding and reform is in crisis
OKLAHOMA CITY- Former Governor, U.S. Senator and current President of OU, David Boren joined the regular Flash Point panel.
Boren says there is a $600 Million dollar need in education and his penny sales tax is the answer.
“We must do something,” said Boren on the weekly issues show Flash Point. “We don’t need a band-aid. We’ve got a serious problem. We’ve got a patient, you might say in intensive care,”
Boren says the money raised from the tax would fund early childhood classes, reform education, teacher pay raises and help higher education by taking some of the burden off parents.