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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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Jan Barrick, Alpha Plus CEO, Praises Flower Mound and Whitebead

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Jan Barrick, founder and CEO of Alpha Plus Educational Systems, Inc., has exciting news about 2 of our partner schools!Thank you to Dax Trent (Flower Mound Elementary), LuAnn Wood (Whitebead School District) and their teams for bringing excellence to...
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Jan Barrick Visits Balko

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Our CEO, Jan Barrick visited Balko last week. Thanks Mr. Roger Mendel, Superintendent and Mrs. Brandi Mendel, 4 grade teacher for a great visit.
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4th Grade Success with OAS Reading Books!

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We've been pretty busy today getting the 4th grade Success with OAS Reading books ready to ship to a our partner schools! Our CEO, Jan Barrick rolled up her sleeves to help out! Now that's customer service! Are you excited to get yours?
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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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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.