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North Dakota elementary students are showing higher levels of literacy than students without North Dakota Reading Corps tutors. 

A national study, by the Corporation for National and Community Service, found that the Reading Corps tutors are helping students kindergarten through third grade, improve their reading, writing and spelling. Last year the Reading Corps, an extension of the AmeriCorps program, says the growth rate for more than 400 students was at 89 percent. The program is only offered in Fargo, West Fargo, and Jamestown at this time, but administrators say they're looking to grow across the state.  

 

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