Oklahoma Academic Standards Will Be Approved Tomorrow

The new Oklahoma Academic Standards will be approved tomorrow after two joint resolutions received no action by the Legislature. 

The Oklahoma State Department of Education and state teachers will begin the process of implementation, which will culminate in the 2017-18 school year.

Click the link below to view the final draft of the news standards.

New Standards

The final draft of the new Oklahoma Academic Standards for English Language Arts were posted on the Oklahoma State Department site on January 21st, 2016. The final draft was presented to Oklahoma Legislators on Monday, February 1st, 2016. Oklahoma Legislators have until March 23rd, 2016 to review public feedback before making a final decision.

About the author 

Michelle Boyd Waters, M.Ed.

I am a secondary English Language Arts teacher, a University of Oklahoma student working on my doctorate in Instructional Leadership and Academic Curriculum with an concentration in English Education and co-Editor of the Oklahoma English Journal. I am constantly seeking ways to amplify students' voices and choices.

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