Comic books take popular role in Minn. classroom reading lessons

03/12/2013 | Star Tribune (Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minn.)

Graphic novels are being used in more classroom lessons because of the format's accessibility for learners of all abilities as well as their complexity in content and subject matter. In fact, graphic novels, which combine images and texts, are included as a form of "new media" in its new Minnesota Academic Standards. "You can have the AP students in class with the non-AP students. It's really like the great equalizer in education," said high-school literature teacher Mark Ferry.

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