How One Kansas City Elementary School Used Classroom Libraries to Boost Grade Level Proficiency by 20%
When Principal Ryan Most came to Kansas City’s New Stanley Elementary School in 2012, the school ranked in the bottom 5% of the state. Classroom libraries were outdated, and teachers received little, if any, professional development.
Materials being used were mostly remnants from past basal programs. They targeted below-grade-level readers, and were working for some students, […]