Genoa-Hugo School Credits MAP Growth Data for Dramatic Improvement

In this low-income ranching community, kindergartners start school with a vocabulary base of 300-400 words—compared to a typical 11,000 words in wealthier communities. Such gaps are likely to triple by fourth grade. When Principal Dave Finley came to Genoa-Hugo in 2009, academic achievement was so low that the school was on the brink of being taken over by the state. Read how MAP Growth and MAP Growth K-2 made a difference for this Colorado school.

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