The Pryor Times

Education

February 25, 2013

Proposed changes to report card rule

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In addition, prior to the release of the actual report cards, schools will have an additional 10 days to certify their final calculations as correct.

In addition to the above proposed changes, the State Department of Education is seeking legislative changes that address a number of concerns including the students that constitute the bottom 25 percent of student achievers. The original rule measured academic growth among the bottom 25 percent of students scoring “unsatisfactory” or “limited knowledge” on state mandated tests. The new rule changes the definition of that group to be the true 25 percent of students scoring the lowest on state mandated tests.

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