Hendrix College reports on a project in which a team from Hendrix reported success in improving the benchmark test results of Forrest City third-graders. How? Intensive remedial education for three weeks with 23 students.
Well, yes. Imagine if every elementary classroom teacher had a backup team of four committed and energetic college students to work one-on-one daily with his or her class. Sort of the equivalent of much smaller classes, isn't it?