Superintendent Learns Lessons Of Leadership And Literacy

Jennings School District is an urban district in Missouri helping young people carve out purpose for their lives. All students are provided free lunch along with supportive professionals that are focused on being “leaders” not “liters.” With a 98% African-American student population—100% of those students graduate on a yearly basis. Yet with all the successes, this districts superintendent believes, ”the biggest room in the districts house, is the room for improvement.” Learn how JSD’s decision to conduct a literacy scan on its students, changed the entire districts strategy forever.

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