At a glance: A-F reform timeline

At a glance: Oklahoma A-F reform timeline
Modified: October 4, 2012 at 9:17 pm •  Published: October 4, 2012
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A-F REFORM TIMELINE

• 2011: The state Legislature adopts the new A-F school grading system.

• Feb. 20: The state Education Department first proposes the rules for the grading system. A month of public comment follows.

• March 29: The state Board of Education approves the rules.

• April: State workers host a training seminar attended by about 300 superintendents. School leaders also received a technical guide, which explained how grades would be calculated.

• Aug. 15: Districts receive a “communications tool kit,” which explains how to communicate the A-F reforms to the

public.

• Aug. 28: Preliminary grades are released to schools.

• Sept. 28: Districts finish submitting corrections to the data used to grade schools. In total, 834 errors were reported at 604 schools during the monthlong correction period.

• Monday: Grades are scheduled to be released, pending final approval by the state Board of Education.

SOURCE: State Education Department



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