Full STEAM ahead

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First-grade teacher Amy Modica with Kingslee Richards, left, Jesse Connor, center, and Keegan Meredith works on a math problem at Tope Elementary School, which has adopted a science, technology, engineering, art and math — or STEAM — curriculum.


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