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OKG Newsletter

Topic: state superintendent

Making the grade

State education officials plan to employ a letter-grade system for assessing schools.


Clifton Adcock
A strategy to give Oklahoma public schools and school districts letter grades hopefully will be “transformative” to the state’s education system, state Superintendent Janet Barresi said.
Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Testing, testing

A new requirement for high school graduation is meeting resistance.


Phil Bacharach
Seven years ago, Gov. Brad Henry signed into law a set of education reforms that included a requirement for high school students to pass at least four of seven end-of-instruction exams as a condition for graduation. Now that mandate finally is slated to take effect this year, and some opponents of the measure want it scrapped.
Wednesday, March 14, 2012