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Back to RISE: Reading Intervention and Student Experience

Tears of Joy

Day 2: Along with literacy assessments and instruction, the kids participated in cooking lessons and what else on a hot day... a squirt gun fight! A mother looked on and what started as a smile and then laughter quickly turned into tears. She expressed that because they don't feel safe in their neighborhood the kids aren't allowed out of the house. She had never seen her son play and have fun like this before...

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