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Tampa Bay Times: Legislators OK $400,000 for UF reading program

Published: Mar 11th, 2016 •• Category: COE In the News


Legislators earmark $400,000 for reading program at struggling schools in St. Petersburg
Tampa Bay Times
March 11, 2016
Florida legislators approved spending nearly $400,000 for a new intensive reading improvement program developed by the College of Education’s Lastinger Center for Learning to help struggling students. Five failing elementary schools are targeted for the reading program. The paper cited College of Education sources Don Pemberton, director of the Lastinger Director, and Holly Lane, associate professor.