The Free Press, Mankato, MN


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Paraprofessional Darla Sykes encourages an Early Childhood Special Education student to "take big steps" in an activity that's part of the Stimulating Maturity through Accelerated Readiness Training Boost Up program (SMART). SMART lessons had to be moved into the hallway because of a lack of classroom space at South Elementary Early Learning Center in St. Peter.