UNCG Campus Weekly

Campus Weekly is published each Wednesday when classes are in session. In the summer, it is published biweekly.

Dr. Colleen Fairbanks

Photo of Dr. Colleen FairbanksDr. Colleen Fairbanks (Teacher Education/Higher Education) received new funding from Elon University for the project “It Takes a Village: An Assault on Struggling Readers’ Dilemma.” The broad aims of “It Takes a Village” is the development of tutoring programs that bring together the key individuals necessary for children to make significant progress in reading: teachers, parents, community, and university faculty. By providing support for parents, tutoring practices for teachers based on best practices, and community investment in children’s access to appropriate and interesting reading materials, children have the opportunity to develop both the desire and the skills to become skilled readers.