Memphis Teacher Residency starts program to bolster literacy efforts

By , Daily Memphian Published: April 06, 2021 5:04 PM CT
<strong>SCS Superintendent Joris Ray (shown with a kindergartner at Riverwood Elementary on March 1) expressed his support for the Memphis Teacher Residency&rsquo;s literacy efforts. &ldquo;The complexity of reading instruction and the scope of our city&rsquo;s literacy need demands that there be broad, community-based efforts working together,&rdquo; Ray said.</strong>&nbsp;(Patrick Lantrip/Daily Memphian)

SCS Superintendent Joris Ray (shown with a kindergartner at Riverwood Elementary on March 1) expressed his support for the Memphis Teacher Residency’s literacy efforts. “The complexity of reading instruction and the scope of our city’s literacy need demands that there be broad, community-based efforts working together,” Ray said. (Patrick Lantrip/Daily Memphian)

Memphis Teacher Residency announced its new Memphis Literacy Institute, aimed at training teachers with a focus on literacy. 

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Daja E. Henry

Daja E. Henry is originally from New Orleans, Louisiana. She is a graduate of Howard University and the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University and currently is a general assignment reporter. 


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