Gretchen and Jeanine, the Founders of Fundamental Learning Center, had no other choice but to do the work themselves. Their kiddos were struggling and nobody could help them.
There were anxiety attacks, tummy-ache calls from the nurse, and a lot of frustration and saddess.
After years of back-and-forth, it was clear was the only option was to do it themselves. Jeanine spent six years spending three weeks in Dallas, three weeks in Wichita so she could get the best possible training for her son, Cooper.
She didn't want any other parent to feel the way she did for so long - all kids deserve to get the help they need. So, in 2000 Fundamental Learning Center was created and the impact began.
We have a second grade dropout. Yep, you read that correctly. Second grade. Seven years old. What in the world would prompt a seco nd grader to pack up her locker and tell her classmates that she will “see you around”? She doesn’t understand. “All day. Every day.” She sits in her classroom, and doesn’t understand. That’s her report on school. First of all, I don’t believe that it’s all day, every day. I know she has moments and even days of understanding. But, I also k
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Rolph Literacy Academy instructor Tammi Hope is passionate about giving her students the tools they need to succeed. That is why she spends her school-day afternoons teaching our Assistive Technology class. Assistive technology can help dyslexic students overcome some of the struggles they encounter daily, like poor handwriting or spelling when completing school work. RLA has about 30 iPads available for students to use while practicing their technology skills. Tammi said she
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