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Registration under way for K-12 reading clinic

Dec. 22, 2010

KALAMAZOO--Supplemental instruction in reading, writing and study skills is available for students in kindergarten through 12th grade at the McGinnis Reading Center and Clinic in Sangren Hall at Western Michigan University.

Photo of WMU's McGinnis Reading Center and Clinic.The program will extend students' reading, writing and critical thinking skills with various materials. Each student will be assessed and will receive individualized instruction, engaging in a project to apply new skills. It is the goal of the program to increase students' skill, confidence and appreciation for lifelong learning.

Spring session runs Feb. 2 through April 20, with classes meeting from 6 to 7 p.m. on Wednesdays. A few spaces are available on Thursdays from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. The fee is $200 per student. Children of WMU students, faculty and staff receive a 30 percent discount, and financial assistance is available for those who qualify. Due to limited enrollment, interested parties are encouraged to register early.

For more information or to register, contact Teresa Valdez at teresa.valdez@wmich.edu or (269) 387-3534. Visit the McGinnis Reading Center and Clinic online at wmich.edu/specialed/clinic.

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