Adolescent Literacy: State Offers Middle/High School Teachers a Mentoring/Induction Program with a Literacy Component
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Adolescent Literacy: State Offers Middle/High School Teachers a Mentoring/Induction Program with a Literacy Component

Mentoring/induction programs allow immediate feedback and interface between each mentor and teacher and can leverage the impact on literacy instruction by training teachers who then mentor others.

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Missouri Yes, statute established the Missouri teacher corps program to improve elementary reading skills and basic student achievement in remedial reading. An eight-week intensive training institute for the recruits is to provide skills needed to assist them in teaching. The recruits must be assigned by the corps to public school districts on the basis of local need.
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