TITLE

Programs stress community, parent involvement

PUB. DATE
August 2004
SOURCE
Reading Today;Aug/Sep2004, Vol. 22 Issue 1, p17
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents information on the community involvement initiatives of the winners of the International Reading Association's Exemplary Reading Program Awards. Information on the adoption program of Ashland Greenwood Elementary School in Ashland, Nebraska; Purpose of the family literacy center at Lanier County Elementary School in Lakeland, Georgia; Information on the transitional day-care training program of Adamsville Elementary School in Adamsville, Alabama.
ACCESSION #
14166662

 

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