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Posts Tagged ‘Literacy’

Ferst Readers of Cobb County launches “Adopt a Reader”

“Ferst Readers of Cobb County, the local affiliate of the national organization Ferst Readers, announced the official launch of its “Adopt a Reader” campaign to coincide with National Literacy Month, celebrated in September.” – MDJ, September 2019 Read the full article here!

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Reducing Chronic Absenteeism in Schools

As a part of our four tiered system to improve literacy in Cobb County Schools, attendance is key. Chronic absenteeism has been proven to affect reading levels and overall discipline. An article by Edutopia provides key factors in the school climate that are necessary for reducing chronic absenteeism: Inspiration Support Safety and Health Respect Engagement…

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Marietta City Schools offers summer meal options across county through July 27

MARIETTA –  “Upwards of 100,000 children at schools and summer camps across the county are expected to receive breakfast or lunch provided by Marietta City Schools this summer, easing some local concern over lack of available meals.” https://www.mdjonline.com/news/marietta-city-schools-offers-summer-meal-options-across-county-through/article_f5e162c2-86d2-11e9-9b76-3f5e767bbf85.html?utm_medium=social&utm_source=email&utm_campaign=user-share Read the full article

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Summer Reading Starts Now!

Relax, play, and have fun this summer. Keep reading, too! By reading 20+ minutes a day, students avoid the “summer academic slide” and maintain or advance academic gains. To support summer reading and learning, The Cobb County School District’s Library Media Education Department, in conjunction with the Cobb County Public Library​, Smyrna Public Library, and Marietta City Schools​, challenges all students…

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Free Literacy Workshop

Join us for an interactive Read with Kelley workshop where you will learn how to help a child from birth to 5th grade and beyond… “Get Reading”! Birth-4: You will practice building vocabulary and language skills easily through everyday activities.  We’ll also play rhyming games that will help make learning phonics easier when they get to school. K-1st:  We’ll practice…

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