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Tylertown High School is located Walthall County--Mississippi’s primary dairy county. In Tylertown, the county seat, approximately one-third of adults over the age of 25 do not have a high school diploma. Many kids are not encouraged to read at home. There are too many other distractions.

But in high school, students are expected to read, analyze, and use higher order thinking skills. If their comprehension and fluency are not where they should be, they have difficulty in their classes--whether...

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