OKLAHOMA CITY – For the first time, if third grade students don’t score high enough on the reading portion of the test this year, they could be held back.
According to the new standards, third grade students who don’t meet the score requirements and do not qualify for an exemption will not be promoted to the fourth grade.
State Superintendent Janet Barresi is talking about new reading standards for Oklahoma students at the State Capitol today.
These new rules are centered on the Oklahoma Core Curriculum test.
Look for an update on these new rules and our state’s Good Cause Exemptions this afternoon.