Common Core in Oklahoma

Common Core Implementation Status

1. Teacher Professional Development
2. Curriculum Guides
or Instructional Materials
3. Teacher Evaluation

New Curriculum

State designs frameworks

State provides frameworks

State designs guides

State provides guides

Local districts only

New Assessments

PARCC member

SBAC member

ACT Aspire

Developing own CC-aligned assessments

Oklahoma withdrew from PARCC in the summer of 2013 citing concerns about the technological, financial, and time requirements of the assessments.

New Expenditures

New expenditures required to implement the Common Core

Current annual education expenditures

Race to the Top Phase 2 award

(State is not a Race to the Top recipient.)

Education Database Status

P-20 development required by state law

State is capable of having a P-20 database

State has access to homeschool students’ data

Though Oklahoma does not currently have a P-20 database, a taskforce created by the state has been working on designing such a system for the past three years.

Potential Impacts on Homeschooling

State currently requires homeschoolers to take state-prescribed tests and report their scores

Homeschoolers must file notice of intent to homeschool

Oklahomans enjoy great homeschooling freedom, but a statement by one of Oklahoma’s education officials indicated that the state is pursuing ways to get homeschoolers into the new P-20 database.

Local Action Groups

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Updated: 6/11/2014