Oklahoma school districts to use practice tests
BY CARRIE COPPERNOLL NewsOK.com
Friday, September 21, 2012
9/21/12 at 5:07 AM
OKLAHOMA CITY - More than 200 school districts in Oklahoma have signed up to use free practice tests through a new program offered by the state Education Department.
The state agency hired a company - CTB McGraw Hill - to administer state exams this year.
When state workers asked for contract proposals, testing companies had to lump in practice benchmark exams, said Maridyth McBee, assistant state superintendent for accountability and assessments.
"The purpose will be to give a snapshot of how well students are mastering the course content," McBee said.
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