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Ryan Walters: Why school report cards matter

Ryan Walters
According to the 2019 National Assessment of Educational Progress, only 29 percent of Oklahoma students are reading proficient in fourth grade. This year, 46 percent of Oklahoma students didn’t meet a single ACT benchmark. In addition, 33 percent of ...
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Critical Look at State School Report Cards Requires Recognition of Challenges – and Ways to Overcome Them

Alpha Plus Helps Report Card Scors
Since 2019 Oklahoma School Report Cards were issued a few short weeks ago, we’ve heard from a wide range of leaders cautioning their use as an accurate tool for measuring student success. Those criticizing the report cards rightly point out that the ...
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The Common Culprit: National Curriculum Ignores Oklahoma Academic Standards

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There’s an old expression that goes like this: “If you always do what you’ve always done, you’ll always get what you’ve always gotten.” While Henry Ford is credited with this wisdom, evidence of it can be seen clearly in public education in Oklahoma....
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CCOSA Professional Development: Wendy Pratt

Wendy Pratt CCOSA
Our own Wendy Pratt got certified today —not as a teacher but as a certified number cruncher! Thanks to CCOSA-OSDE team for the update for school data nerds on how to calculate the Oklahoma School Report Cards, which hit SSO for district review on MO...
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Congratulations to Prue 4th Grade!

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Let's give a BIG Oklahoma Education cheer for Prue! We're so proud to be your partner in education! Prue is one of our Alpha Plus Educational Systems Partner Schools. Congratulations to their 4th Grade Class! Prue's 4th Grade ELA OPI score ranked and...
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At Alpha Plus, We Use Data to Help Schools Make the Grade!

Our system helps teachers and administrators identify students who need remediation in real time. We even pinpoint the specific OAS objectives that need improvement!

That's why Alpha Plus schools have outperformed the state average every year of the A-F Report Cards.