School Increases Scores, Earns Grant

RYAL SCHOOL IN RURAL Oklahoma is unique. Serving grades pre-K through 8, its population is almost 90 percent Native American and 100 percent of their students qualify for free and reduced lunches. With this comes certain distinct challenges, but they also face the same hurdle that every school faces: increasing test scores. In 2010, Ryal was outfitted with Audio Enhancement systems in every classroom, allowing the students to hear their teachers more clearly. They continue to experience the benefits of sound enhancement today, including reduced teacher vocal fatigue and absenteeism. The Audio Enhancement component was a crucial part of the strategy to increase student performance.
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