Seattle Public Schools launches department to support reading achievement among black boys

Seattle Public Schools launches department to support reading achievement among black boys

Immediately after launching her tenure as Seattle Public Schools superintendent, Denise Juneau was faced with a troubling statistic: Only about about 30% of the district’s African American 3rd-grade boys were meeting the state reading standard. Knowing that figure had to change, she and her team set off on a “listening and learning tour” with the intention […]