This month’s product newsletter is dedicated to LDC products in action and there is no better place to aim this spotlight than Mississippi. Led by Superintendent Dr. Sue Townsend, Rankin County School District (RCSD) is an ideal model for this type of profile for a number of reasons. The district has been hard at work implementing what started as a three school initiative, transforming it into a district-wide effort.
Rankin County, MS has been busy! College and Career Readiness is in high gear throughout the district. The Rankin County School District, under the leadership of Superintendent Dr. Sue Townsend, in partnership with the Southern Regional Education Board (SREB), and the Literacy Design Collaborative (LDC), opened its doors last month (April 2017) for a fantastic few days of collaborative work and professional learning.
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The Literacy Design Collaborative (LDC) was awarded a prestigious Investing in Innovation (i3) federal grant in order to work with a cohort of Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) and New York City Department of Education (NYC DOE schools). The program includes two years of professional development and coaching support at no cost to the participating schools. Recently LDC’s i3 Project hosted two open houses in Los Angeles and New York on March 28 and April 4, 2017, respectively, and LDC’s i3 Grant Project Directors have recapped their experiences.