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Building models to address struggling readers
In partnership with parents, teachers, school administrators and the Jamaican Ministry of Education, Youth and Information (MOEYI), Region 5
In 2018, LIFE Jamaica will have programs in 10 schools in St. Elizabeth Parish with over 400 students and 350 parents and families. LIFE plans to add an additional 150 underperforming students who are reading below grade level from two primary schools
40 students have achieved full literacy, graduated from LIFE's Jamaica programs and been mainstreamed back to their regular classes. These students will continue to be monitored to show the long term outcomes of LIFE's programs.
1 new school , a PreK in Brooklyn, has partnered in our STAR program
LIFE volunteers in 2 elementary schools addressing absenteism and tardiness with a program that raises parental awareness
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