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Jan Barrick

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Our founder, Jan Barrick, was the featured speaker at Rotary Club of Oklahoma City's Club 29 breakfast meeting on January 9th. Jan will be speaking about "How Oklahoma Can be a Top Ten State for Education" at 7 a.m. at Ingrid's Kitchen, 3701 N. Young...
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Ryan Walters: Why school report cards matter

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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

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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 n...
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Senator Joe Newhouse

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Jan Barrick is CEO of Alpha Plus and has great ideas to help Oklahoma’s curriculum - more to come about her! Pictured below: Jan Barrick with Senator Joe Newhouse as they discuss ideas for Oklahoma's educational curriculum.
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OCIE 40th Annual Conference

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The NIEA/OCIE conference was held from Dec 8 - Dec 10 at Citizen Potawatomi Grand Casino & Hotel in Shawnee, OK.Pictured below, an inspiring group of educators from the conference.For more information, please go to the OCIE Facebook Page. 
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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.