Voyager learning program to be evaluated

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April 19, 2007

AUGUSTA, Ga.---A reading program News 12 has been investigating for over a year is up for discussion tomorrow at the Richmond County school board.

Linda Schrenko, the former Georgia State School Superintendent, first helped Richmond County purchase the Voyager Literacy Program with a $1 million federal grant.

Since Richmond County put it in all elementary schools, spending more than $10 million on it, reading scores have been slipping--in some cases up to half to two-thirds of third graders aren't meeting state standards when it comes to reading.

You're invited to the school board's discussion of Voyager tomorrow at 2 p.m. at the board offices. News 12 will also be there.


April 28, 2006: Special Assignment: The Price of Education

April 28, 2006: Is Voyager Learning System failing Richmond County students?

May 2, 2006: Voyager's response to News 12's Special Assignment: The Price of Education

December 13, 2006: Voyager declines to be interviewed

December 13, 2006: Richmond County Board of Education’s Position on Voyager Universal Literacy Program

December 14, 2006: Voyager: Linda Schrenko's Legacy of Literacy

For News 12's complete coverage of the Linda Schrenko spending scandal, click here.

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