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State Supt. Janet Barresi Says NAEP Scores Show Need for Reform

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Janet Barresi said National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) scores, released Tuesday, highlight the need for reforms in literacy and math education.

State Supt. Janet Barresi Welcomes Attendees to Safe and Healthy Schools Conference

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Janet Barresi will give opening remarks at the annual Safe and Healthy Schools Conference next week in Oklahoma City.

State Supt. Janet Barresi Says 84% of Seniors on Track to Graduate

Superintendent of Public Instruction Janet Barresi announces that about 84 percent of all current seniors have met Achieving Classroom Excellence (ACE) state requirements, putting them on track to graduate.

State Supt. Janet Barresi Congratulates AP Honor Roll Districts

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Janet Barresi recently offered congratulations to two Oklahoma school districts that were included on the Second Annual AP District Honor Roll by College Board.

State Supt. Janet Barresi Sees Increase in Number of Freshmen Opting to Take College Prep Courses

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Janet Barresi this week released a report showing an increase in the number of high school freshman enrolling in college preparatory-work ready courses as outlined in the Achieving Classroom Excellence Act of 2005.

State Supt. Janet Barresi to Chair TLE Commission Meeting Before Recommendations sent to State Board of Education

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Janet Barresi will chair the next Oklahoma Teacher & Leader Effectiveness Commission meeting from 1 to 4 p.m. Dec. 5 in the State Board of Education boardroom, Room 1-20, on the first floor of the Oliver Hodge Building, 2500 N Lincoln Blvd.

Teacher and Leader Effectiveness Commission Makes Recommendations to State Board of Education

Oklahoma’s Teacher & Leader Effectiveness Commission on Dec. 5 recommended a pilot program for a new statewide system for evaluating teacher and administrator performance.

State Supt. Janet Barresi Congratulates Presidential Award Finalists

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Janet Barresi recently congratulated four Oklahoma school teachers as finalists for the 2011 Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching. Also recognized at the October State Board of Education meeting, were the 2010 finalist and winners of the national award.

State Board of Education Approves Budget Request

The Oklahoma State Board of Education on Thursday approved a fiscal year 2013 budget request for public schools — providing details on funds for statewide implementation of reforms, dollars to assist teachers and school personnel with health insurance costs, and a restoration of funding for some programs that were cut as a result of a state budget shortfall last year.

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