Join Dr. LaTonya Goffney, Superintendent of Schools for Aldine Independent School District in Texas, as she recounts her two-year journey with her team of district educators to adopt a new early literacy curriculum. Hear how they successfully challenged the traditional adoption process, studied the science of teaching reading, analyzed student data and experiences, and developed a district-wide set of beliefs and expectations.
“If you can read, you can go anywhere. Reading is a gateway to opportunity.”
“As leaders, we have to be prepared to challenge the notion of low expectations."
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