Wright, D. (2019, November 19). Watching them grow. Retrieved November 25, 2019.

Wilson County Schools in Tennessee has seen improved achievement in reading since adopting a data-driven decision-making approach and prioritizing literacy, writes Donna Wright, director of schools for the district. In this blog post, she shares her district’s approach, including shifting the mindset of assessments from punitive to proactive.

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