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Advancing the ‘science of reading’
Drive to improve literacy for Georgia kids comes to Statesboro for in-person kickoff
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State Sen. Billy Hickman reads "Llama Llama Red Pajama" to preschoolers at Kid's World Learning Center in Statesboro in this May 4, 2023, file photo. (JIM HEALY/Herald file)
The 30-member Georgia Council on Literacy – created by the state to monitor and drive forward a mandated overhaul of reading instruction in the public schools – came to Statesboro, and specifically the Nessmith Lane Conference Center at Georgia Southern University, on Monday for its first in-person meeting.
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