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Success Story: Creating A Culture Of Reading
Success Story: Creating a Culture of Reading
June 14, 2017

McKenzie, TN - As a high-achieving school, McKenzie Elementary School has a problem most districts dream about: how to show improvement when test scores are already better than state averages. “We have always had 5s in achievement, but struggled to improve our growth score,” says Carol Nanney, the librarian at McKenzie. “This year, our growth score in literature increased from a…

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Success Story: From Struggling To High Achieving Students, Leveled EBooks Support Learning Across The Curriculum
Success Story: From Struggling to High Achieving Students, Leveled eBooks Support Learning Across the Curriculum
January 26, 2017

Cary, NC - Throughout the Wake County Public School District students are reading — in class, in the library, during reading camp, and even at home. “Our goal is to get more books into the hands of students,” shares Sherri Miller, Director, K-12 Literacy. But when you walk through Wake County’s elementary schools you may not see children with books…

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Success Story: School Expands Their Library With EBooks; Students Read So Much Librarian Gets Pie In The Face
Success Story: School Expands Their Library With eBooks; Students Read So Much Librarian Gets Pie in the Face
December 14, 2016

Grand Junction, CO - Typically, if students start throwing pies at a teacher they’ll end up in detention pretty quickly. That wasn’t the case for 10 students at Independence Academy in Mesa County Valley School District 51 at the start of the 2016-17 school year. These students had each read 50 or more books during the school’s summer reading challenge.…

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Success Story: Reaching Every Reader, Across The Curriculum
Success Story: Reaching Every Reader, Across The Curriculum
October 3, 2016

Greenwich, CT - There were fewer pencils, paper and textbooks being used during the 2015-16 school year at Greenwich Public Schools’ North Street Elementary School. That’s because every teacher and student received an iPad Air as part of the district’s Digital Learning Initiative. “All of the iPads came loaded with apps the district curriculum coordinator selected,” says Jill Flood, the…

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