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Local High School Basketball Team Tutors Young Students

Devin Lawrence, a member of the Hawthorne High School basketball team, helps a first grade student, Jonas, with his reading. Students at Chester Shell Elementary School get extra reading help from Hawthorne High School athletes after school on Mondays through the Barbara Bush Foundation's Teen Trendsetters program. Photo Credit: Michelle Neeley/WUFT News

Members of the local Hawthorne High School basketball team spend their Monday afternoons helping Chester Shell Elementary school students improve their reading skills as part of the Barbara Bush Foundation’s Teen Trendsetters program. Hawthorne High School’s head football coach, former UF and NFL player Cornelius Ingram, helped to get the athletes involved in the program.

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National Assessment Of Education Progress Scores Low In Florida

Q&A session during National Assessment Governing Board's live webinar on Wednesday.

The 2015 scores for the National Assessment of Education Progress exam (NAEP) are out, and the overall results were low for Florida and the nation as a whole. The scores for Florida's eighth graders in the national math exam were lower than two years ago. Despite these low scores, Duval County Public schools were ranked among the top districts in the U.S. in both reading and math.

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