Zimmerman, A. (2019, October 8). To boost literacy, this Queens school is training support staff to teach reading. Retrieved October 9, 2019.

Paraprofessionals at P.S. 111 in Long Island City, N.Y., are being trained to teach reading as part of the school’s efforts to increase literacy rates. The school, which serves many students from low-income and minority families, works with the nonprofit Literacy Trust to offer training to teacher’s aides and other support personnel.

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