Quote of the Day 6/3/2015

“It is very complicated to score. We are able to look at samples and in one example, a student scored advanced with only three or four words in a sentence and very choppy, simple writing, versus a student who was scored unsatisfactory but used complex sentences and great vocabulary words in well-written answers. For that reason, we can’t release those results to students and parents.”

-Broken Arrow Assistant Superintendent Janet Dunlop, speaking about why Oklahoma will for the second year in a row throw out the results of writing tests taken by 97,000 fifth- and eighth-graders (Source)


Gene Perry worked for OK Policy from 2011 to 2019. He is a native Oklahoman and a citizen of the Cherokee Nation. He graduated from the University of Oklahoma with a B.A. in history and an M.A. in journalism.

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