Earlier this year, when Alpha Plus analyzed the state’s new A-F Report Card data released in Dec. 2012, notable gains were apparent for schools served by Alpha Plus facilitators in the 2011-12 school year.
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Reports compiled from data issued by the Oklahoma State Department of Education (OSDE), show Alpha Plus contracted with 8.54 percent of schools statewide identified as High Progress Reward Schools. Download “Accountability Fact Sheet” - PDF
Of the schools identified under Oklahoma’s federal/ESEA waiver as its initial (Nov. 2011) Priority Schools, two of those contracting with Alpha Plus had sufficient student growth to be named High Progress Reward Schools (Dec. 2012). Results for the Priority Schools contracting with Alpha Plus compare favorably to Priority Schools qualifying for C3 services from the OSDE and those receiving federal School Improvement Grants (SIG).
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Alpha Plus provides data-driven professional development by contract for approximately 500 teachers and principals, and scores benchmark assessments for about 15,000 students statewide each year. Alpha Plus facilitators use data from state-mandated tests and our own assessments throughout the school year to help every teacher improve instruction for every student.
When you want to go from low-performing to high-progress, you want Alpha Plus!