Kennedy, E. (2019, February 16). Pointe Coupee school seeing jump in proficiency with buddy literacy program. Retrieved March 13, 2019,

A Louisiana elementary school has created a “power word playroom” to help students who are struggling to read. As part of a cultural overhaul at the school that seeks to improve literacy, the effort includes a buddy program in which middle-schoolers play literacy games with their younger peers.

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