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Category Archives: Title 1 schools

Don’t you just hate Data Day?

I’m sure you’re one of most teachers who absolutely dislike Data Day.  We always had this Day after our first assessment tools were given in the Fall.  Our local district … Continue reading

January 6, 2017 · Leave a comment

5 Ways Reading Helps Increase Standardized Test Scores

Being a teacher from “old school,” I’ve always known that once a child begins to read for enjoyment and then for learning, their test scores will automatically rise.  It just … Continue reading

December 30, 2016 · Leave a comment

Rich-Poor Achievement Gap is Lowering in U.S.

What about the educational achievement gap that has been quite wide between the rich and poor students in U.S.? Good news!  The gap is lowering. According to a recent article … Continue reading

December 6, 2016 · Leave a comment

Does Family Wealth Determine Students’ Success?

I’ve taught in private and public schools, in a Title 1 school as well as an upper-middle class small town elementary school.  So, to answer this question, “it depends.”  I’ve … Continue reading

October 31, 2016 · Leave a comment

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