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Meet Our CEO, Jan Barrick

Jan Barrick, CEO
Our CEO, Jan Barrick, founded Alpha Plus in 1990. Prior to starting her company, Jan was a classroom teacher. She believes it's crucial for curriculum to be written by Oklahoma teachers, to Oklahoma standards . That's why Alpha Plus schools have outp...
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Smarter Snails and Academic Standards

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Thanks to the Henryetta Free-Lance for featuring our CEO, Jan Barrick, and her column about Smarter Snails and Academic Standards. No one knows Oklahoma Education like Jan!    
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OSTP Assessment and Data Literacy Guide

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Here's the link for the OSTP English Language Arts Data and Interpretation Guidebook: Click here But, wait, there's more! ... Here's the official Performance Level "cut scores" : Click here    
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NEWS RELEASE: "Success with OAS Awards" honor Oklahoma teachers, students

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  May 14, 2018 CONTACT:  Wendy Pratt, Alpha Plus (405) 842-8408 “Success with OAS Awards” honor teacher and student achievement  under the new Oklahoma Academic Standards in 2017-18 Schools have received the first...
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Daily Q&A: Measurement methods behind Oklahoma's low rankings in student achievement

by  Paula Burkes    Published: April 3, 2018 5:00 AM CDT   Updated: April 3, 2018 5:00 AM CDT "The January 2018 report ranked Oklahoma 39th among the states and (Washington,) D.C. Is this because our students are not as smart as t...
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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.