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North Carolina athletics under fire over reading results

...the debate of balancing academics and big-time sports at the university has been reignited by comments from a reading specialist about the reading levels of football and basketball players."It really has just been like we've been under siege...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-01-10/north-carolina-athletics-
Programs created to help pupils advance

...District officials plan to make their case to the school board Tuesday about their efforts to add a district-wide reading specialist for the 2007-08 school year. The proposals would be additions to strategies started this year that included the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/04/20/met_125390.shtml
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District earns reading grants

...were thrilled to get the help for 22 of the district's 35 elementary schools. "I am convinced that having the reading specialist and the very best reading programs will help these schools to achieve the standards set by the No Child Left Behind...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/04/15/met_412251.shtml
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Can this marriage be saved?

...reading difficulties, Diana found a special program for adults with learning disabilities. Brian is working with a reading specialist, who is helping him learn to compensate for his problem. Brian also has recently been hired by a small manufacturing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/08/11/ent_235677.shtml
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...to their elementary schools to train others in the reading approach to decoding letter sounds. David Denton, a reading specialist at the Southern Regional Education Board, said Reading First stresses phonics because it has been neglected in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/05/17/met_228350.shtml
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Julia Hughes (THOMSON, Ga.)

...from Georgia State College for Women with a Bachelor of Science degree in Education, and received her Masters and Reading Specialist degrees from the University of Georgia. While at UGA, she was an active member of Kappa Delta Pi, the honor society...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/obituaries/2010-06-23/julia-hughes-thomson-ga
Next year's budget in good shape

...costs of these added expenditures from $715,391 to $590,891. The new figure included the elimination of a reading specialist position at a cost of about $85,000, Mr. Price said. The superintendent also recommended that the board budget...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/05/09/met_127759.shtml
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Across the area: Inmate says police used undue force

...did a computerized analysis of state teaching and criminal records. The records showed the Conyers Middle School reading specialist pleaded guilty to manslaughter in 1969 and spent three years in prison. Mr. Hughey's attorney, Earl Benson...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/11/13/met_274102.shtml
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Supports `crusader for literacy'

...determined to be a custodian of our children's future, and, therefore, my choice on Nov. 24. As the son of a reading specialist, he strikes me as almost crusading for improved literacy among the students of Richmond County. His desire for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/11/11/op_244418.shtml
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Support `vital' School Board candidate

...has the energy, integrity and dedication it will take to be a vital member of the school board. His father was a reading specialist, and he instilled in (his son) an appreciation for the importance of fundamentals in education. Mr. Seitz has...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/10/27/op_243026.shtml
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