Florida districts cut electives to add reading programs

07/29/2005 | St. Petersburg Times (Fla.)

As the pressure mounts for schools to boost their reading scores, districts across Florida are paring back or eliminating middle- and high-school electives to make time for new reading programs. Some vo-tech educators worry that eliminating courses that low-performing students find relevant could end up boosting dropout rates.

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