10% Increase In Students Meeting ELA Targets
Top Research Findings
- After implementation of ESGI and the Reading Aptitude Continuum, the district had 10.1% increase in meeting targets in English Language Arts
- Middle school achievement rose from 2.6% to 13.1% meeting targets in English Language Arts
- The District moved up 21 rankings in comparison to all Illinois schools on the same report
Using her continuum and ESGI, middle school achievement rose from “2.6% to 13.1% meeting targets in English Language Arts on PARCC and surpassed 68 schools according to schooldigger.com’s rankings of Illinois schools, becoming the highest growth ranking of any middle school in the state.”
About the Author of the Reading Aptitude Continuum
As a frequent presenter at conferences and seminars across the country, Donna Whyte is known for her positive attitude, her high energy, and her many practical ideas for educators. She also describes herself as a "childhood troublemaker!“ So she speaks from experience as she tells what works both for teachers and for "problem students."