Heritage Academy students show largest reading gains in the region

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In Jerome, Heritage Academy also has full-day kindergarten.

Many students enter school without many pre-reading skills, Superintendent Christine Ivie said. “That all-day kindergarten gives extra time in the afternoon to have more eyes to text. I think that’s a critical thing.”

Last school year, Heritage Academy also adopted a new reading program, Core Knowledge Language Arts.

Plus, the school spends more time with students on reading and extra help, and monitors students’ progress each month.

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