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Boyd Dodson students improve math skills

Boyd Dodson Elementary School, Wilkes-Barre, recently announced math scores on 4-Sight tests improved since the beginning of the school year. Students take 4-Sight tests, a precursor to the Pennsylvania State System Assessment tests, twice to determine what progress each student has made throughout the year. Megan Peters, building math chair, and Dan Volpetti and Karen Burden, math intervention specialists, work with teachers to help students improve their math skills and knowledge. Some of the students and faculty members, from left, first row, are Tyler Yelland, Zuleima Mero, Jeremy Simon and Najeeb Bila. Second row: Burden, Leslie Cruz, Mackenzie Shovlin, Amanda Barberio, Khira Cook, Vincent Todd and Peters. Third row: Aidan McKenna, dean of students; Gina Bartoletti, principal; Volpetti; Ashlee Saver; Josafat Brito; and Ariana Contreras.

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