At least 85 percent of Oklahoma third-graders pass to next grade under Reading Sufficiency Act

OKLAHOMA CITY (May 15, 2015) — Preliminary results from this school year’s third-grade Oklahoma Core Curriculum Test (OCCT) reading test indicate that at least 85 percent will be promoted to the next grade.

Out of more than 50,000 test-takers, 67 percent statewide scored “Proficient,” while 14.6 percent scored “Unsatisfactory.”

Preliminary results are as follows:

Supt. Hofmeister honors students, educators at 25th annual Arts Awards


OKLAHOMA CITY (May 5, 2015) - State Superintendent of Public Instruction Joy Hofmeister helped present awards recently to more than 120 students and educators at the 25th annual Superintendent Awards for Arts Excellence. Held April 23 at the Scottish Rite Temple in Guthrie, the event is an opportunity to recognize high school juniors and seniors and arts educators who have achieved excellence in the arts.

Supt. Hofmeister comments on teachers listening tour report


OKLAHOMA CITY (May 4) — State Superintendent of Public Instruction Joy Hofmeister today made the following remarks on the Teachers Matter Listening Tour Report. Conducted by Stand for Children Oklahoma, the report details problems facing teachers across the state.

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