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A Tale of Two Schools

Ideal for grades K-3 teachers, administrators & parents.
Duration: fifteen minute episode
Closed-Captioned
©2003 WETA

A Tale of Two Schools is an intimate story about a national problem. All over the country, across all ethnic lines and socioeconomic levels, schools are struggling with their most basic job - teaching kids to read. Morgan Freeman narrates this compelling documentary on the personal stories of a frustrated superintendent, novice and sanguine teachers, and a first-grader overwhelmed by the challenge of reading - all chronicled during a year in two struggling schools. Download Discussion Guides which include background information and discussion questions.

Click on the appropriate title below for free guide.
Parents' Discussion Guide
Teacher's Discussion Guide
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For more information about A Tale of Two Schools, please visit www.pbs.org/twoschools. To find out everything you ever wanted to know about reading, please visit www.ReadingRockets.org.

A Tale of Two Schools was funded by the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs. ©2003

Rights granted with the purchase of DVD include: a) life of media audiovisual use, b) public performance, c) campus or building closed circuit and digital/video-on-demand transmission.

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