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Harrison teacher Sally Eggleston works with fourth-grader Deandra on her radio script.

CFSJC Grant Helps Harrison Students Get "On Air"

With nicknames such as Awesome Dave and Mad Dog, a dozen fourth-grade students at Harrison Primary Center are strengthening their language skills in a unique way: They’re producing their own radio show.

“The Fourth Grade Fun Bunch,” which airs weekly, is the result of a partnership with local radio station Sabor Latino, with grant support from the Community Foundation.

The “Bunch” is made up of English Learner (EL) students, non-native speakers who constitute the fastest-growing demographic in the Indiana public school system.

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