Oklahoma Board of Education votes to grant powers to Superintendent Janet Barresi - Article Photos 1/2

Senator Clark Jolley, R.-Edmond, (right) and Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin (right) look on as Janet Barresi, the State Superintendent of Public Instruction, speaks during a press conference at the Oklahoma state Capitol in Oklahoma City on May, 4, 2011. Governor Mary Fallin Fallin signed two bills on Wednesday, Senate Bill 346 ends social promotion for students after the third grade and House Bill 1456 creates an A-F system for public schools. Photo by John Clanton