Fallin signs bill to implement new A-F grading for schools
April 28, 2017
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin has signed legislation that sets up a new A-F grading system for public schools that is designed to comply with a new federal education law.
The bill signed by Fallin Friday brings the state into compliance with the federal Every Student Succeeds Act.
The bill outlines several factors for grades for individual schools, including statewide tests, graduation rates and English language proficiency.
The A-F grading system for public schools was enacted several years ago as part of an effort to make it easier for parents to find out how their chil...