By Daniel Thompson
Reporter 

City Backs School's Accelerated Reading Program With Grant

 


The City Council awarded a $1,500 grant to the Accelerated Reader Program at the Kimball Junior-Senior High School at their February 19 meeting.

The Accelerated Reader Program focuses on increasing literacy among students, assisting teachers with their curriculum, and contributing to students’ joy of reading. The program is overseen by 7th and 8th grade teacher Lani Heeg.

“You take books from the library and books from home, and if there is an accelerated reader test on the system that we have, you take a comprehension test over it. If you get a 70 percent or above, you get points for t...



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