OUR CALL TO ACTION
Literacy—reading, writing, listening, speaking, thinking critically–is central to fulfilling life and liberty.
Metro Nashville Public Schools views literacy instruction not as a subject we should teach, but as a civil right we must provide to our children.
All MNPS students will become proficient in advanced literacy by participating in daily and rigorous instruction that builds knowledge, promotes critical thinking, and encourages thoughtful and confident speaking, listening, reading and writing.
2019-20 MNPS Literacy Priorities
- Text-Based Planning
- Writing/Elevating Student Voice
- Foundational Skills
- Literacy is more than a skill, habit, or understanding—it’s a gatekeeper to opportunity.
Literacy leads to greater academic opportunities and personal and professional opportunities after graduation.