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Recent Blog Posts

Q&A with Cedar Rapids Community School District Administrators

Using a Data-Driven Instructional Cycle to Improve Core Literacy Instruction in Middle School

Learn about an instructional cycle that also involves coaching and planning next steps as a team in our Q&A with Cedar Rapids Schools’ administrators.
Q&A with Carly Gates

Using Data, Professional Development, and Community Connections to Design a Successful Summer Reading Program

The Council Bluffs Community School District uses assessments and fidelity of implementation to design the best summer reading program, says Director Carly Gates in our Q&A.
Kim Buryanek Q&A

Setting Goals, Facilitating Professional Development, and Measuring Success Toward Small-Group, Skills-Based Literacy Instruction Implementation

Small-group, skills-based literacy instruction is at the forefront of goal setting, feedback given to teachers, professional development, and measuring of success for the Sioux City Community School District as described in our second of a two-part blog post series.