MUNCIE, Ind. (AP) - A summer program geared toward students in kindergarten through third grade is helping to give Muncie children more confidence as they prepare to head back to class.
The Emerging Scholar program led by Ball State University's Muncie P3 project was originally designed to ensure students were reading at grade level by third grade.
But teachers tell The Star Press it has evolved into a program that inspires confidence in other subjects and helps develop classroom leaders.
The program has 90 students this summer. Many will continue the program after school and on Saturdays during the school year.
The program is made possible through grants, community partnerships and volunteers.
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