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Wakefield-Marenisco School approves new reading curriculum

WAKEFIELD — Members of the Wakefield-Marenisco Board of Education approved a new elementary school reading curriculum on May 20.

“The elementary teachers have spent a great deal of time reviewing potential curriculum for students in grades K-6,” said Superintendent Jason Gustafson. “They have chosen ‘Into Reading’ as what they would like to go with.”

The curriculum is a blend of online and print and encompasses writing, as well as phonics.

Gustafson obtained a grant for $33,286 to help cover the cost of the curriculum.

The board also learned that the district was $23,147 under budget on elemen...

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