A BIG Shout Out to the Cherokee Middle School ELA team, who thoughtfully engaged in a Literacy Lab with a growth mindset to examine teacher practice. Tofer Towe, 6th grade ELA teacher, engaged students in collaborative conversations to analyze a poem. Heather McIntosh, 7th grade ELA teacher, modeled building comprehension through peer discussion. Joni Shahrani, 8th grade ELA teacher, engaged her students in a deep analysis to compare two texts.  Your consistent work to raise student reading achievement is