|In this 2006 report, OCPA |
recommended that Oklahoma
"reverse course and increase
expectations for performance."
An average of 63 percent of Oklahoma students scored below proficient in the 18 state-required tests issued last school year in grades third through eighth, and 10th grade.
The 10th-grade U.S. history test was the only exam where a majority—slightly over 50 percent—of students scored as proficient or advanced.
Most Oklahoma students lack the basic subject-level knowledge the state now requires, according to the statewide scores released Wednesday.