The Oklahoma Board of Education and Text Books for Schools Initiative, also known as State Question 172, was on the December 18, 1931 ballot in Oklahoma as an initiated state statute, where it was defeated. The measure would have created a state board of education and provided for their appointment and compensation. The measure also would have created a text book committee to provide for free text books for children in public schools.
| Oklahoma State Question 172 (December 1931)|
|Yes|| 196,579|| 44.44%|
Election results via: Oklahoma Secretary of State
Text of measure
The text of the measure can be read here.
Path to the ballot
121,187 signatures were filed to qualify it for the ballot.