November 30, 2018

NJ school closes the within-school achievement gap and exceeds PARCC reading averages

Superintendent of Jersey City Public Schools Dr. Marcia Lyles kicked off the school year with a personal visit to Dr. Paul Rafalides School in Jersey City, New Jersey. Her mission? To congratulate the educators and students at PS 33 on […]
November 27, 2018

How Renaissance Star 360 is helping drive dual-language success in a Texas district

Improving from a D-grade to an A-grade school in just two years is impressive. Doing it in two languages at a Title I school? Incredible. In Grand Prairie, Texas, an effective dual-language program is doing just that, while opening doors […]
October 25, 2018

Bridging the achievement gap: Maryland Title I students read more than one million books

Prince George’s County Public Schools is the second-largest district in Maryland and the 25th-largest urban district in the nation. Located just minutes from Washington, D.C., Prince George’s encompasses a diverse student population from several urban, suburban, and rural communities.
October 3, 2018

Reading choice and accurate assessments fuel reading and math growth in CA district

Life aboard a centuries-old pirate ship? Helping solve a crime that has a town on pins and needles? Exploring a dense jungle with dinosaurs roaming all around? It’s no secret that when students get to choose their own books, they […]