USDE Assessment Waiver

OK State Dept of Ed sent this bulletin at 04/13/2016 02:11 PM CDT
The OSDE is in the process of requesting a waiver to the United States Department of Education (USDE) regarding the assessment of the speaking and listening standards present in the Oklahoma Academic Standards for English Language Arts. Pursuant to section 8401(b) of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), the Oklahoma assessment system must measure the full range of the State’s academic content standards.  The waiver request is due to the USDE no later than April 22, 2016. 
Available for public comment is an attached letter requesting a waiver for the above mentioned reasons. Please send comments to the Office of Assessments. Use Subject: Academic Assessment Waiver, by 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 21, 2016.
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Last updated on April 27, 2016