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Oklahoma Reading Association to Hold Writing Conference

The Oklahoma Reading Association is holding the Six Traits of Writing conference with Ruth Culham on Sept. 15, 2012, at the University of Central Oklahoma, in the Nigh University Center, 100 N University Drive, Edmond, OK.

21st Century Community Learning Center Grants Awarded

The Oklahoma State Department of Education recently announced nine recipients for 21st Century Community Learning Center (21st CCLC) grants for the 2012-13 school year, bringing the total number of current grantees in the state to 71.

Taking the World by STEM

Technological wonders, such as Olympian's prosthetic legs and NASA's Curiosity rover, offer parents and teachers the ideal opportunity to spark students' interest in science, technology, engineering and math.

New School Year + Reforms = Better Education for Oklahoma Students

As school starts in districts across Oklahoma, now is the time to stay the course with reforms that will help each student move toward graduating ready for college, career and citizenship.

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.

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