Okla. educators writing their own common core exams

07/10/2013 | StateImpact

Oklahoma schools plan to forge ahead with the new Common Core State Standards, but they will not be using tests developed by the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers, one of the two national groups developing common core assessments. State leaders say they can save at least $2 million a year by developing their own tests aligned with the new standards. Other states reportedly scaling back involvement with or expressing concerns about the cost of PARCC tests include Indiana and Georgia.

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