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Oklahoma Watch
6:04 am
Thu September 25, 2014

State May Have Little Choice But To Rehire McGraw-Hill As Test Vendor

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Oklahoma may ask beleaguered test vendor CTB/McGraw-Hill to come back months after firing the company for a second consecutive year of testing troubles.

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Education
8:51 am
Tue April 22, 2014

Who’s To Blame For Oklahoma Testing Outage?

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Who’s to blame for glitches that prevented 8,100 Oklahoma students from taking their online exams Monday?

State Education Superintendent Janet Barresi minced no words as she berated test administrator CTB/McGraw-Hill for the outage, which affected middle school and high school students across the state.

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Testing
7:57 am
Wed August 21, 2013

Troubled Oklahoma Student Test Scores Tossed

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The State Department of Education says it is throwing out all less than satisfactory student scores after a series of failures disrupted student testing in April.

ECapitol's Chrisitie Southern reports a study of the testing failure evaluated all students who had an interruption regardless of the day. The testing system malfunctioned April 29th and April 30th.

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Online Testing
3:54 pm
Wed May 1, 2013

Lawmakers Call for Testing Moratorium After Mishap

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Some state legislators are calling for a moratorium on public school testing after a number of computer glitches were reported by state education officials.

Longtime school administrator and State Rep. Curtis McDaniel (D-Smithville) says it would be unfair to subject students to testing this year after ``a ton of problems'' have been reported with the process.

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