At a glance: Reaction to delay of A-F grades

Reaction to Monday's announcement to delay release of Oklahoma's A-F scores:
Oklahoman Modified: October 8, 2012 at 9:25 pm •  Published: October 8, 2012
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"We're not here to argue. We're not here

to fuss. We're here to be included in

everything.”

— Anna King, president of the Oklahoma Parent Teacher Association

"This system assumes that all schools are

identical.”

— Peggs Superintendent John Cox

"As you know, this has not been without

controversy as we go through.”

— Maridyth McBee, assistant

superintendent for accountability

and assessment for the state Education

Department

"It's about fairness. That's what we're

asking: that we have a fair system that's

easily understood.”

— Tulsa Superintendent Keith Ballard

"Fifty-seven percent of these school sites

are going to get an A or B, and that's all

because of y'all and your teachers. ...

We're missing the message here. There are 57 percent that are going to get an A or B. Don't let that be lost.”

— State Education Board member Amy Ford

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