Fricano Primary School cited for 'exemplary reading program'
Fri, Sep 25th 2015 04:20 pm
and students of the Fricano Primary School in the Starpoint Central School
District have received the International Literacy Association's Exemplary
Reading Program Award.
Primary School was the sole recipient in New York state of the award and was
one of 12 schools throughout the United States and Canada to win the
prestigious International designation.
school's reading instruction program was judged on 10 criteria by an outside
literacy team composed of literacy experts from Canisius and Buffalo State
Colleges. The reading program must:
consistent with sound theory, research and practice.
- Include a
wide variety of reading materials.
student success in reading.
comprehension literacy strategies that are taught and applied across the
listening, speaking, viewing, and writing skills.
administrative and teacher leadership and vision for the building and program.
other support services to the program.
literacy activities outside of the school.
the community, including parents, in the program.
celebrate and recognize the staff and students for this achievement, a banner
was installed over the entrance of the Fricano Primary School at Starpoint CSD.