July 28, 2016

Success Story: Taking the bewilderment out of math

“I’m a self-proclaimed math geek,” Wisconsin Rapids Area Middle School (WRAMS) math interventionist David Keech says, laughing. “And I don’t feel that’s at all negative—I love math, and always have. My dream job was teaching middle school math with a […]
October 13, 2016

Success Story: How to read 352 million words in five years

Walker Elementary beats the odds with successful reading campaign Ranked in 2011 as Santa Ana’s fourth-lowest elementary school, Walker Elementary struggled to boost the English Language Arts (ELA) proficiency of its largely Hispanic, high-poverty student population. According to the California […]
January 5, 2017

Success Story: Finding and showcasing the greatness in every student

She seemed destined to be just another at-risk statistic, on a path to increasingly destructive behavior born of a troubled home life, poverty, abuse, and neglect. But along the way, one caring church family and a devoted elementary art teacher […]
March 27, 2017

Learning data in action: 4 schools getting it right

Learning data can open up a world of possibilities for educators. Take a look at the success stories below to see how four schools are using data to promote student growth and improve test scores. One school’s road to reading […]