Georgia Primary School Reading Gains Remarkable for 5 Consecutive Years

Bleckley Primary School, Cochran, Georgia (GA)


DETAILS: School Profile: 540 students in grades: Pre-K-2; Demographics: Urban, Title I, Free/reduced lunch: 56%, Mobility: 38.4%; Race/Ethnicity: Black or African American: 30%, White: 70%.

RESULTS: After implementing Accelerated Reader with best practices, students demonstrated steady increases in reading over 5 years on the Iowa Test of Basic Skills.

REPORTING EDUCATORS: Algie J. Jones, principal; Kathy Coody, assistant principal.

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