Putting the ‘mobile’ in book mobile

By Randy Wyrick

EAGLE-VAIL — Jenna Barclay was contemplating summer differently than most of us. She’s the school district’s curriculum director, and besides all the regular summer stuff, June, July and August also bring with them the summer slide, that period when kids unlearn a bunch of what they learned.Stopping the summer slide is a little like Sisyphus rolling his rock uphill.How do you put books in the hands of kids from low-income homes that don’t have all that don’t have many books in them?Like most great ideas, the school district’s book mobile is a great idea because it’s uncomplicated. You put books …

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