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Blue Ridge Elementary teacher Janifer Sams handles the flow of students from Amy Hartford's class as they head into her recently vacated room for science studies. This is part of the school's "platooning" for 3rd through 5th graders. January 31, 2011

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'Platoon' teaching comes to Walla Walla elementary school

Instead of a single teacher all day, a new system has young Blue Ridge students move from class to class.

WALLA WALLA -- At Blue Ridge Elementary, "platooning" is now part of the daily routine.


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