Ky. elementary-school's students use math, reading skills in daily electives

05/6/2014 | Lexington Herald-Leader (Ky.)

An elementary school in Kentucky is engaging its mostly low-income student body through daily elective classes. Known as "student choice scheduling," students learn reading and writing in a play-writing class, math in a costume-making class, and science and social studies in a class on the environment. "It was amazing to me how engaged, how energetic the kids were, how they just simply wanted to be there and learn," Fayette County school board member Doug Barnett said.

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