Oklahoma school officials say tests are a good thing


Tuesday, May 6th 2003, 12:00 am
By: News On 6


A survey says Oklahoma ranks among the top ten testers of public school students in the country. Oklahoma tied with Arizona for the nation's 8th best accountability system in an annual ranking by The Princeton Review Test Preparation Company.

Last year Oklahoma was ranked 34th.State Superintendent Sandy Garrett says Oklahoma has been working to better use the results of standardized testing to improve teaching.