AmeriCorps

By Tina Snell, Staff Writer The Little Falls Schools are again implementing the Minnesota Reading Corps in its curriculum for students ages 3 – third grade. The Corps is an AmericaCorps program that provides trained literacy tutors for students. The Minnesota Reading Corps began in 2003 and early on, the results showed how effective it was [...]

facebook icon
twitter icon
comments icon

By Tina Snell, Staff Writer tina.snell@mcrecord.com The Minnesota Reading Corps, a branch of AmericCorps, has placed three women as trained literacy tutors in two Little Falls schools. Two are assisting students ages kindergarten to third grade who are targeted as not having reached grade-level reading skills. One works with preschool age children. “We are teaching young [...]

facebook icon
twitter icon
comments icon

By Tina Snell, Staff Writer The National Civilian Community Corps (NCCC), a division of AmeriCorps, has descended upon Camp Ripley to help in a variety of projects. The group of 11 individuals from around the country are also there to learn. Harold Parsons, from Massachusetts, is the media representative for the group. He and his 10 [...]

facebook icon
twitter icon
comments icon

On Tuesday, the Missouri House of Representatives passed a resolution recognizing the service of AmeriCorps members, including Jerry Buker of Little Falls, for their indispensible role in the recovery efforts following the devastating tornado that struck Joplin May 22, 2011. AmeriCorps members will also be recognized on the floor. Buker, who served with Conservation Corps [...]

facebook icon
twitter icon
comments icon
up arrow
up arrow