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OKG Newsletter


Topic: testing

In the Red

Saturday’s Red Tie Night marks 20 years of partying with a purpose.


Features

Mia Cantu
Red Tie Night
6 p.m. Saturday
Cox Convention Center
1 Myriad Gardens
okaidscarefund.com
$500-$20,000
 
Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Faulty testing


Letters to the Editor


After reading “Testing, Testing” (News, Phil Bacharach, March 14, Oklahoma Gazette) I feel the need to respond to this double standard. 
 
Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Exhausted exams

In the wake of glitches with online standardized testing, some school districts and state lawmakers question the validity of the exams.


News

Phil Bacharach
Nothing gets people testy like test-taking, especially when accessing the test becomes a sort of test in itself. That was the case last month for 9,100 Oklahoma students in sixth through 12 grade whose scores on online tests were invalidated because of a technological snafu.
 
Monday, May 13, 2013

Avoiding a fiasco in education


Commentary

John Thompson
Nationally, a train wreck is coming to urban school systems. That disaster is much less likely in Oklahoma, however, and we must give state schools Superintendent Janet Barresi credit for that.
 
Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Taking tests to task


Letters to the Editor

Phil Grove
Drug testing has only one real purpose: to ostracize those caught using drugs.
 
Wednesday, August 7, 2013

Common controversy

Can Common Core improve public education? It depends on who you ask.


News

Peter Wright
It takes something big to get people excited about parsing a nuanced education policy, and that’s what the implementation of Common Core state standards has done.
 
Wednesday, August 28, 2013

In reform, real focus on needs on students


Commentary

Gene Perry
Oklahoma’s education debate spends a lot of time on a few familiar subjects: education funding vs. tax cuts, vouchers and charters vs. traditional public schools and high-stakes testing vs. letting teachers teach. 
 
Wednesday, December 11, 2013
 
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