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District: Summer school paid off for students with faster start in fall


October 16, 2019

Eighty-one Sweet Home elementary students and seven teachers got an early look at the School District’s new language arts curriculum as part of the district’s new summer school program this year and district officials hope resulting student confidence levels will lead to improvements in their academic achievement.

“I absolutely thought it was a renowned success,” said Cynthia Davis, fourth-grade teacher at Oak Heights Elementary. “The kids that had the summer school experience went into the beginning of the school year with confidence.

“They had already gone through the beginn...

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