Content on this page requires a newer version of Adobe Flash Player.

Get Adobe Flash player

Wednesday, 22 October 2014
Login |  Register 
 
Find Products or Services in your local community
 
KSCB Radio News US National Business Health & Science Political World Sports Top NPR Headlines Sports National Headlines
Oklahoma Board to Consider A-F Grading System
03/29/2012

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - The Oklahoma Board of Education is

scheduled to consider adopting an A-F School Grading System so

parents and students can easily see how their schools are

performing.

The board will consider implementing the plan at its meeting

Thursday. Superintendent of Public Instruction Janet Barresi says

it will provide greater transparency for schools.

The Legislature adopted the grading system last year and Gov.

Mary Fallin signed it into law.

It will use school assessment results from the 2011-2012 school

year to determine a ranking designed to encourage parent and

community engagement and a better understanding of school

performance.

Besides test scores, a school's grade will include student

learning gains, improvement of the lowest 25 percent of students in

reading and math and whole school improvement, among other factors.

 

© Associated Press
You will need to be logged in to leave a comment.
Please Login

characters left

The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited.
Click here to review our Terms of Use.


RELATED STORIES
USD 226 Meade Closed Tuesday; Other Schools Delay Start
No School at Balko, Forgan, USD 483 Plains/Kismet- Southwestern Heights
Cancellations for Thursday
Tyrone Calls for Lockdown Friday After Threats
Process Technology Offered At SCCC/ATS
Obama to Recognize Liberal, Ulysses, Sublette, Copeland, and Fowler Schools
Kansas Universities Ask for Tuition Hike
More Ways to Fire Oklahoma Teachers
Stout Says Early Indicators Look Good for Test Results
Kansas Revenues Short of Education Board Request
Click Here For All Stories

MOST VIEWED STORIES
Arrest Made In Death After Altercation At National Beef
Huge Demethanizer Transport Making It's Way Through Liberal
U.S. Energy Secretary Lauds Abengoa in Hugoton
480 Board Announces Names for New Schools
Hugoton One of Three Innovative School Districts in Kansas
Friday's Scores
Skins Tame Lions in District Opener
Fearless Four Overcomes Elements to Make State  
Fundraisers Scheduled For United Way
Eliel Gonzalez is Mead Lumber Athlete of the Week  
Click Here For All Stories

LATEST STORIES
Trick or Treat For United Way This Weekend
Guymon to Host Tri-State Area Museums with Michael Martin Murphey & Comedy Duo Oct. 25
Walk To End Alzheimer's This Saturday
Hutch Continues their Conference Dominance in Volleyball
Four LHS Girls Compete at State
Great Bend Dampens Liberal's WAC Title Hopes
480 Board Announces Names for New Schools
Saints Squeeze Past Dodge
Advance Voting Begins in Seward County
Aggies Grind Out Fifth Victory
Click Here For All Stories
Click Here for KSCB Talk Radio 1270 am
Click Here for B107.5
Click Here for The Legend 102.7
click Here for ozzBlog
Click Here for the Emergency Alert Hanbook

©2014 Seward County Broadcasting Company, Inc.
1410 N. Western Ave. Liberal, KS 67901

Emergency Alert System | EEO Public Report Form | The Public and Broadcasting

Powered by Radio Media Group