Richmond High recruit writer coaches for the upcoming school year
Richmond Confidential by Tyler Orsburn on 06/27/2012
New coaches are coming to Richmond High School this year, but we’re not talking about football, basketball and baseball coaches. Instead we’re talking about writer coaches. Writer coaches? Writer coaches are volunteers who help students complete their teacher-assigned writing homework. Students range from emerging to proficient writers. Robert Menzimer, executive director of Community Alliance for Learning, said the WriterCoach Connection program began 12 years ago at Berkeley High School when 35 parents got together because they felt their children weren’t learning how to write well enough. Read more...
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