Schools Embrace Graphic Novels as Learning Tool

The Chicago Tribune
Once aimed at helping struggling readers, English language learners and disabled students, graphic novels are moving into honors and college-level Advanced Placement classrooms and attracting students at all levels. They're listed as reading material for students in the new "common core" standards being adopted across the country, even though some naysayers still question their value in the classroom.

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