TUCSON (KVOA) - The Sunnyside Unified School District has been selected to take part in a national initiative to address challenges in adolescent writing.
The district was selected from a group of competitive K-12 school districts to create a focused approach to support Black and Latino high school students who may be lacking the literacy skills they need.
Educators and community leaders are working with Digital Promise, a national writing non-profit, to get a better understanding of the challenges some students may face right here in Tucson.
Digital Promise has made its mark on five schools in Tucson: Sunnyside Highschool, Pueblo Gardens K-8, Mansfeld Magnet Middle School, Lawrence 3-8 School and Education Innovation Clusters.
For more information about this non-profit, visit digitalpromise.org