Nev. district uses Striving Readers grants to hire literacy coaches

02/10/2013 | Reno Gazette-Journal (Nev.)

The Lyon County School District in Nevada has hired literacy coaches for each of its schools to help teachers learn the best ways to teach reading and use assessments to direct instruction for students. The coaches are funded through a $4.1 million Striving Readers Comprehensive Literacy Grant, which also allows the districts to pay for pre-kindergarten literacy programs. "Our goal is one hundred percent graduation, and the only way that will happen is if they can read and write," said Claudia Fadness, director of curriculum and accountability said.

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