Simpson Central School began a gradual implementation of Early Learning Success strategies and procedures to close the gap among its students. The purpose was to identify the learning needs of students as early as possible and to respond to those needs quickly and systematically. Kindergarten was the grade level of focus for the first year of ELS implementation; however, efforts to improve instruction in grades one through three.
Sornson, Bob and Davis, Debbie
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Journal of Research Initiatives:
1, Article 8.
Available at: http://digitalcommons.uncfsu.edu/jri/vol1/iss1/8