New Oklahoma testing standards produce a drop in scores
October 13, 2017
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma education leaders say new testing standards have led to the decline in students' scores.
According to statewide scores released Wednesday, most students lacked the basic subject-level knowledge Oklahoma now requires.
An average of 63 percent of the state's students scored below proficient last school year in the 18 state-required tests in third through eighth grade, and 10th grade, The Oklahoman reported.
District-level scores aren't expected to be released for at least another week.
The scores are based on a student's performance on a single end-of-the-year...