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New Teacher in Town

First-year teacher Ms. Todd starts the school year at Bearden Elementary.

Tale of Two Schools

Across the country, schools are struggling with their most basic job: teaching kids to read. 

Tale of Two Schools: Patience

At the end of the school year, Ms. Todd has discovered a new confidence in teaching reading; nevertheless, she decides to leave Bearden Elementary.

You’re Reading

With support at home and peer tutoring opportunities, Tavares continues his journey as a reader.