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H-F High shifts to new approach for reading instruction

Homewood-Flossmoor High School will continue implementing a shift from a traditional course-based reading intervention approach to a service delivery model.

The District 233 Board of Education gave its blessing to the new program at its Dec. 14 regular meeting after the plan was brought forward by the board's Planning Committee.

Curriculum and Instruction Director Jennifer Hester told the board students sometimes have difficulty transferring skills they acquire in reading courses to content courses such as biology or social studies. The new system attempts to address the problem by integrating reading service into content area courses.

Currently, the . . .

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