Proposed changes to the state’s Pre-Kindergarten standards open for public comment


The Oklahoma State Department of Education (OSDE) has posted on the agency’s website the newly proposed draft of the Oklahoma Academic Standards for Pre-Kindergarten.

The draft is available on the OSDE’s Early Childhood and Family Education Webpage at http://www.ok.gov/sde/early-childhood-and-family-education.

Educators and the public are invited to submit written comments regarding the proposed standards. The public comment period is from March 31 to May 1, 2014. All comments must be received by 4 p.m. on May 1.

Email submissions to prekindergarten@sde.ok.gov, or send written submissions to the OSDE at 2500 N. Lincoln Blvd., Oklahoma City, OK 73105-4599, attention Kayla Hindman.

It is recommended that the introductory sections of the proposed draft be read prior to reviewing the standards, including:

  • Open Remarks, How the Standards Were Developed and Guiding Principles pgs. 5-8
  • State Superintendent Janet Barresi’s message pg. 4

The draft version is available in PDF. For ease of access to the separate sections and chapters, bookmarks are provided on the navigation bar to the side of the document.
 

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Last updated on March 31, 2014