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Celebrating Progress and Hope in Read Charlotte Transformation Network’s Pilot Year

Part IV: CONNECTING WITH COMMUNITY PARTNERS Written by Liz Bertrand Each Read Charlotte Transformation Network site is a collaborative effort between many different community organizations, coming together to support literacy efforts focused on readers through grade 3. This includes non-profit and faith based groups but also many local businesses, who want to support the people […]

June 18, 2019

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Celebrating Progress and Hope in Read Charlotte Transformation Network’s Pilot Year

Part II: SUPPORTING EDUCATORS Written by Liz Bertrand CMS Central 1 Learning Community Executive Coordinator Tammie Holt is also hopeful about progress she sees with the Read Charlotte Transformation Network. In her role, she supports literacy, math and tutoring intervention programs in 29 high needs Title 1 schools, including Ashley Park (see Part 1). She […]

June 18, 2019

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Celebrating Progress and Hope in Read Charlotte Transformation Network’s Pilot Year

PART I Written by Liz Bertrand As the 2018 – 19 school year wraps up, we are checking in with the Read Charlotte Transformation Network, which piloted in 12 CMS schools this year. This strategically aligned effort engages students, families, teachers, volunteers and community partners around the mission of doubling literacy rates in Mecklenburg County […]

June 18, 2019

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The Achievement Gap is Really a Summer Gap

These days it’s common to talk about closing the “achievement gap,” significant and persistent disparities in academic performance between groups of children. The concept of an achievement gap dates back to the 1960s and focuses on the differences in educational outcomes by race (between white children and children of color) and socioeconomic status (between children […]

April 19, 2018

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