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Columbus Dispatch column: The right resources can help Appalachian kids learn despite trauma

In her recent piece in the Columbus Dispatch, FAO’s President & CEO Cara Dingus Brook shares key findings from a study on educational barriers in Appalachian Ohio, conducted with our partner, First Book: “Our research affirms that some of the greatest barriers to education in Appalachia, and areas similar to it, are not a matter of pedagogy, methodology, testing or public vs. charter school philosophies – it is factors outside the classroom.”

Click here to read the full article in the Columbus Dispatch!