Published Online: February 24, 2015
Published in Print: February 25, 2015, as Okla. Won't Double-Test Advanced Math Students

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Okla. Won't Double-Test Advanced Math Students

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Oklahoma middle school students who are taking advanced-mathematics courses will, as of this spring, no longer be required to take their grade-level math tests.

The U.S. Department of Education approved the state's request to eliminate double testing for those students this month.

The announcement is significant because it reflects movement on an idea gaining steam among Washington policymakers, state schools chiefs, and even President Barack Obama: Students should take fewer tests.

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