First Lady Crissy Haslam creates final visits to partnership schools to foster improving education rates
NASHVILLE – Tennessee First Lady Crissy Haslam finished a dual week-long statewide reading debate yesterday with final propagandize year-end visits to dual of her 10 partnership schools.
Haslam’s final year-end visits to schools during a final dual weeks enclosed meetings with propagandize administrators, recapping what was schooled during a partnership and emphasizing a significance of education and parental involvement.
Haslam announced in May 2011 that she would partner with 10 schools opposite a state to concentration on improving education rates, and during a past year, Haslam met with propagandize administrators and families per primogenitor rendezvous and promoted her READ 20 summary by reading with and delivering books to students.
“The Tennessee Department of Education has set a idea to have 60 percent of third graders reading on class turn by 2014, and now reduction half of a third graders are reading proficiently,” Haslam said. “Early education is a substructure for educational success, and if children and families dedicate to reading twenty mins each day, that’s a extensive step towards brighter educational futures and larger opportunities in life.”
The Tennessee Department of Education comparison a 10 partnership schools formed on their third class TCAP reading scores, that were next a state average, though showed guarantee for good improvement. On this final turn of visits, Haslam discussed their swell and speedy them to continue to boost in reading proficiency.
“I have truly enjoyed operative with a partnership schools,” Haslam said. “I have schooled a lot by visiting with their teachers and administrators, relatives and students. we wish that they have been speedy by a work together and that their students continue to make improvements in literacy.”
The First Lady’s Partnership schools are: Coles Ferry Elementary in Lebanon; Dyersburg Intermediate School; Etowah Elementary; Gateway Elementary in Nashville; Hamilton Elementary in Memphis; Happy Valley Elementary in Johnson City; Northwest Elementary in Mason; Red Bank Elementary in Chattanooga; Union City Elementary; and Unicoi Elementary.