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Literacy hit squads for schools
Courier Mail ^ | September 8, 2009 | Rosemary Odgers

Posted on 09/07/2009 11:49:04 PM PDT by myknowledge

FLYING squads of specialist teachers will swoop into 300 Queensland schools next year under a plan to boost literacy and numeracy results.

The so-called Turnaround Teams will be deployed to low-performing schools to identify why their results are below average and develop strategies to improve literacy and numeracy levels.

``Some schools may have problems with truancy or behaviour management, others may need extra help with early childhood learning or teaching science for instance,'' Premier Anna Bligh said today.

The teams are part of the State Government's three-year bid to turn around poor results in Queensland schools and will cost $9 million.

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TOPICS: Australia/New Zealand; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: dumbeddown; literacy; publicschools; queensland
Boosting literacy and numeracy results for Queensland schools? Their students get worse results than their counterparts in NSW, VIC and ACT. The Queensland public school system is dumbed down and gone godless. What do you think?
1 posted on 09/07/2009 11:49:07 PM PDT by myknowledge
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When everyone stops deluding themselves, and realizes that Government Schools and “Liberalism being a Mental Disorder” are the problem, the world will be a better place!

2 posted on 09/08/2009 12:01:14 AM PDT by ntmxx (I am not so sure about this misdirection!)
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