Teen Trendsetters Literacy


A press conference was held at Spann Elementary recently to announce the Barbara Bush Foundation Teen Trendsetter literacy program. The current program, thumb launched in the fall of 2015, visit this involves ten Jackson public high schools paired with ten Jackson public elementary schools along with one pilot program – the first of its kind in the nation – that combines the private school sector with the public school sector, specifically Jackson Academy with Spann Elementary.

Fondren Renaissance has been the facilitator and underlying driver of the program along with a partnership through New York Times best selling author, Jill Conner Browne.

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