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Pearson Blamed for Test Delays

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Oklahoma schools Superintendent Janet Barresi called for a review of the state’s contract with New York City-based testing company Pearson last week after errors were found in standardized test results sent to schools statewide, delaying the state’s final results. A spokesman for Pearson, which paid $14.7 million in penalties to Florida for test delays last year, said the company was working with Oklahoma and was confident the scores were accurate.

Vol. 31, Issue 02, Page 4

Published in Print: August 31, 2011, as Pearson Blamed for Test Delays
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