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Oklahoma ACT Scores Show Need for State Focus on Science & Math

While more Oklahoma students than ever – 29,342 – took the ACT this year, the state's average composite score remains flatlined when compared to previous years’ scores, according to results released today.

Oklahoma State Department of Education Announces Plans for October Release of A-F School Report Cards

Oklahoma’s State Department of Education on Thursday announced plans for an October statewide roll-out of new A-F School Grading System report cards, a state reform that gives a letter grade to schools and school districts similar to grades given to students.

REAC3H Coaches Assist State Teachers with Literacy Goals

After undergoing their second full week of intensive training this week at the State Department of Education, 60 REAC3H Coaches will be dispersed throughout the state to assist Oklahoma classroom teachers with the implementation of new education reforms such as third-grade reading sufficiency and the transition to Oklahoma C3 Standards, which include Common Core standards in reading and math and new state standards in social studies.

Oklahoma schools receive ACT scores, college readiness indicators

Oklahoma high schools recently received ACT scores for students tested during the past school year along with information showing how prepared students are for college-level coursework.

Measurements that Matter

Just as a football team needs to know what yard line the offense is on in order to call the next play and score a touchdown, state educators use tests to measure what students know and what they don’t yet know, where extra instruction is needed and which students need additional help. Moreover, our system of education should be able to demonstrate measurable results so that taxpayers know their money has been invested well and used wisely.

Students Can Compete in Heritage Week Contests

Students in grades four through 12 can compete for cash prizes in Heritage Week contests sponsored by the Oklahoma Heritage Association and Gaylord-Pickens Oklahoma Heritage Museum.

FAME Academy Honored

The Oklahoma Foundation for Excellence has honored the FAME Academy of Comanche for its work in helping dropouts and at-risk students.

Quilt Exhibit at Edmond Library Details Oklahoma History

The Buckboard Quilts exhibit runs daily through September at the Edmond Library. The exhibit contains quilts and memorabilia brought in the Oklahoma Land Run. The exhibit also, in quilted scrapbook form, showcases the history of Oklahoma's first libraries, schools and churches, founding families, period clothing and photos of '89ers and pioneers.

Women's Baseball Exhibit Runs Through October at Edmond Museum

“Linedrives and Lipstick: The Untold Story of Women’s Baseball,” runs through Oct. 20 at the Edmond Historical Society and Museum.

Norman Arts Council Invites Students to Apply for Scholarships

The Norman Arts Council invites Norman Public School students to apply for Spring 2013 scholarships that will help offset the cost of an arts education experience.

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