From left, first grade students Trinity Sessoms, 7, and Christi Freeman, 7, participate in a classroom phonics game played on iPods at Barwell Road Elementary School on Thursday, May 12, 2016, in Raleigh, N.C.
From left, first grade students Trinity Sessoms, 7, and Christi Freeman, 7, participate in a classroom phonics game played on iPods at Barwell Road Elementary School on Thursday, May 12, 2016, in Raleigh, N.C. Jill Knight jhknight@newsobserver.com
From left, first grade students Trinity Sessoms, 7, and Christi Freeman, 7, participate in a classroom phonics game played on iPods at Barwell Road Elementary School on Thursday, May 12, 2016, in Raleigh, N.C. Jill Knight jhknight@newsobserver.com

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