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David Boren editorial: Wake up, Oklahoma!

BY DAVID BOREN, Tulsa World Modified: February 17, 2014 at 10:39 am •  Published: February 17, 2014

Our future is at risk. The current state budget now before the Legislature will put us on the wrong path.

It is time we asked ourselves some basic questions: Who are we as a people? What kind of state do we want to be? What kind of state do we want to pass on to our children and grandchildren?

A few months ago, our state government asked businessmen and women across our state a question: What will bring higher paying jobs and more investment to Oklahoma? The resounding answer was: Invest more in achieving excellence in education.

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