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PARK RAPIDS - The path to a successful student begins with reading. Lots of it.

That's the philosophy behind a recent push in Park Rapids schools to identify kids who struggle with printed words, and to help them at the earliest opportunity.


A program called Response to Intervention (RTI) works with teachers to conduct assessments of incoming first- and second- graders to see what their reading levels are, then help the children who fall below certain national norms.

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