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Sturgis School Board Gets Update On Third Grade Reading Law
Tuesday Oct 10, 2017 10:08am
Sturgis, MI

By: Mike Stiles

Julie Evans makes a presentation to the Sturgis Board of Education during their Monday meeting (photo courtesy of Mike Stiles/WBET News)

(STURGIS) – The Sturgis Board of Education received an update on the third grade reading law during their Monday meeting.

Former Assistant Superintendent Julie Evans, who now serves as the Program Coordinator For Literacy, At Risk and Title I Services, shares how the law came about. ...... {LISTEN}.

Evans says other states have similar laws and have seen success in having kids reading by the Fourth Grade. She says part of the process requires schools to provide a huge level of support in order to make the improvements necessary.

Literacy Coach Kam Peterson shares what the law states schools need to do. ...... {LISTEN}.

Evans says training with the school staff on this new law will begin this week.
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