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OKG Newsletter


Topic: grade

Potter hater

Millions of people love the books and movies … but not this guy.


Features

Rod Lott
When I was in grade school, I had an allergy test at Oklahoma Allergy Clinic, in which a nurse wrote rows of numbers up and down both forearms with a ballpoint pen, and then injected me next to every scribble. Each syringe contained something different, so if the injection point grew red and puffy, they were able to tell exactly what my system couldn’t stand.
 
Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Degrading the grade

Plans to evaluate schools statewide with letter grades are delayed after protests from superintendents.


News

Tim Farley
The controversy over Oklahoma’s new A-F grading system for public schools is brewing stronger than a witch’s potion on Halloween. The State Department of Education on Oct. 8 delayed a vote to issue a public release of the school grades, but told district superintendents they could release the grades voluntarily.
 
Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Ok, this one isn’t funny


CFN

Gazette staff
Again, our state ranks near last in a report. Surprised? No. Angry? Only at ourselves. The Center for American Progress rated states based on 36 different factors that included economics, leadership and health in its report The State of Women in America. Oklahoma was No. 48th and received a grade of “F,” above Louisiana and Utah.
 
Wednesday, October 9, 2013

VIDEO: Parents urge governor to sign reading team act


News

Ben Felder
Parents are urging Gov. Mary Fallin to sign a bill that would allow them to work with teachers to decide if a third-grader who struggles with reading should be promoted to the fourth grade.
 
Tuesday, May 20, 2014
 
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