Iowa schools make Saturday classes fun, beneficial

Some Iowa schools are holding Saturday classes and developing ways to make them engaging for students. As part of a new no-failure policy at one middle school, students who need to make up work meet for three hours and receive extra help. Teachers say students have responded most to nontraditional teaching methods, which include the use of educational board games and computer programs.

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