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Changes to State Testing

Union

In 2016, Oklahoma began teaching more comprehensive academic standards, which required new, more complex assessments to measure them. The new assessments were given to students in spring 2017, and test results will be released in late fall 2017.

Union Public Schools fully supports Oklahoma’s new standards, as they are designed to help students become more creative thinkers and problem-solvers, rather than simply memorize information. The new tests are designed to more accurately measure a student’s academic progress and readiness for college and career.

Why did Oklahoma change academic standards?  Read here for information. 

Note:  This year’s test scores will be dramatically different from previous years, and are not comparable.  Please see Superintendent Dr. Kirk Hartzler’s letter  to provide context for your child’s test results. This year – 2017 – is a total “reset,” helping to establish a baseline measurement for college and career readiness going forward.  

Resources

What Families Need to Know About New Test Results

 

Summer Meals

Union Public Schools will continue to offer FREE drive-thru meal pick-ups at three Union sites through July 31
 
The hours will be 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Mondays through Thursdays. Double meals will be served on Thursdays (for Friday.) Pick-up will be at:

  • Ellen Ochoa Elementary, 12000 E. 31st Street
  •  6th/7th Grade Center, 10100 E. 61st Street 
  • Jefferson Elementary, 8418 S. 107th E. Ave. Jeffer

 Meals, which include breakfast and lunch, will be available for FREE drive-through pick up for any children. Children do not have to be currently enrolled at Union Public Schools.

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Union Public Schools
8506 E. 61st Street
Tulsa, Oklahoma 74133
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