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Georgia Teams Boost Student Success: SLPs Play Key Role in Nine-Site Pilot Project for Kindergarteners

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Georgia Teams Boost Student Success: SLPs Play Key Role in Nine-Site Pilot Project for Kindergarteners

Green, C. & Kopel, L. (2005, October 18). The ASHA Leader.

Language is the foundation upon which most learning is built. In Georgia, speech-language pathologists (SLPs) are participating in an innovative project to boost students' language skills. The Georgia Department of Education (DOE) is partnering with local school systems to use SLPs in kindergarten classes to boost language skills of all students, including those at risk of school failure. Emphasis is placed on language and phonemic awareness skills.

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