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Alpha Plus Helps Your Child Test with Confidence

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5 Things You Can Do Now to Help Your Child Test With Confidence.Spring Break is upon us, and as families make plans for the last big break of the school year, it’s worth remembering that when kids return to school, state testing will soon begin. As a...
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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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Point of View: National curriculum ignores Oklahoma academic standards

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Our CEO, Jan Barrick's column in The Oklahoman: "The crux of the matter is simple. We can have the best standards ever written, but if they aren’t being used, nothing changes. When students use textbooks written for Common Core, they are not prepared...
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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.L...
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CCOSA Professional Development: Wendy Pratt

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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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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.