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OKG Newsletter


Topic: tests

Common sense about Common Core


Commentary

John Thompson
Being an educator has become like drinking water from a fire hose. Oklahoma City administrators and teachers barely have the time, money or know-how to tackle challenges that must be met, such as improving early childhood education, ensuring that students read for comprehension by third grade and evaluating teachers with rigorous new observations.
 
Wednesday, May 8, 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

LETTERS


Letters to the Editor

Shelley Reeves
I am sorry. I am sorry for my lack of concern for the state of the Oklahoma Public Schools until it affected my child directly.
 
Wednesday, October 9, 2013

We’re no. 10!


CFN

Gazette staff
This list isn’t one that anybody wants to be on. This isn’t Billboard’s Top Singles Chart. Oh no. Yahoo News reports that, even when the rest of the nation gets a C- grade for our education, Oklahoma tops even that.
 
Wednesday, January 29, 2014
 
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