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"Meet the New State Superintendent of Public Instruction" was first aired on Sunday July 3rd 2011. Our Guest was Janet Barresi, State Superintendent of Public Instruction.

Our topics included:
  1. Her experience running a statewide campaign for the first time.
  2. Her transition into the office.
  3. Does she anticipate the Legislature making structural changes that will have an impact on her office.
  4. Her major duties as a Superintendent.
  5. Her background and how it equipped her for this office.
  6. What she hopes to accomplish as Superintendent in this term.
  7. Her view about whether or not the Superintendent's position should be elected or appointed.
  8. Should we be optimistic or pessimistic about the future of public education in Oklahoma.
  9. How our drop-out rate compares with surrounding states.
  10. Ways to try to lower that drop-out rate.
  11. What she sees to be the major challenges facing public education in the next five years.

Janet Barresi, Mick Cornett, Kent Meyers