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Wisconsin Reading Corps brings more reading help for RUSD kids

RACINE – For the 2023-24 school year, students at all 16 Racine Unified School District (RUSD) elementary schools will have access to reading tutors from Wisconsin Reading Corps. Mallory Umar, the district’s assistant director of curriculum and instruction, couldn’t be happier with the upcoming expansion and previous successes. “Reading Corps is really exciting to me. […]

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Radcliffe of RUSD wins nationwide inaugural HMH Lighthouse Award

RACINE — Racine Unified School District educator Nikki Radcliffe has been selected as a winner of the nationwide inaugural Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH) Lighthouse Award. The announcement was made during Teacher Appreciation Week (May 8-13) to highlight the impact that educators such as Radcliffe have on their students. This award is given on behalf of HMH, a […]

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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Essay and Art Contest submission deadline is Dec. 20

RACINE — The 2022-23 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Essay and Art Contest is currently accepting submissions. Racine Unified School District and Mahogany Gallery have partnered to offer students in Racine County the chance to have their artwork on display. This year participants are welcome to submit an essay or piece of artwork that responds […]

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