WHY Scale Up? 
2 out of every 3 of our exiting 3rd grade students are not literate enough (as measured by CAASPP) to succeed as learners in our schools.


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    Tenaya, September 2016

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    Fresno, February 2017

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    Lodi, April 2017

    April 24 - 25, 2017

Blog Updates 

CALLI Early Lit Optin Nov 7.001.jpeg “What I learned was the importance of the shifts. I knew they were important, but I never reflected on how utterly important they are for the students. What pushed my thinking is, in my role as a coach in the district, how do I influence a teacher and scaffold them to value the same importance I do". “We have to empower every teacher in our district to give every student access and help all students feel ‘I can make a mistake,…
Screen Shot 2015-04-02 at 12.15.59 PM.png mailto:brian_cortes@sanger.k12.ca.usAs the Sanger Design Team's "data guy," I wanted to become familiar with the state of early literacy in our district. I looked at DIBELS because it is used in Sanger Unified to assess early literacy skills. I was interested in emerging trends, so I put together a graph that compares the year-by-year performance of the same sample of K-3 students. image2014-10-20 14:16:50.…