Oklahoma is the only state with a stand-alone geography assessment test, and one of 21 states with assessment tests for social studies and one of 15 states with assessment tests for U.S. history, the group said.
Senate Bill 1654 passed the Senate on a vote of 44-0 and is now awaiting action in the House.
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The Oklahoma Council for the Social Studies Board feels strongly that the elimination of these assessments will have immediate negative impact on the quality of citizenship education in the state of Oklahoma.”
Oklahoma Council for the Social Studies Board,