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Mayor Adams and Chancellor Banks Launch Major new Citywide Campaign to Dramatically Strengthen Literacy

  • Posted: Tue May 09, 2023 Updated: Thu May 11, 2023

New Initiative, ‘New York City Reads,’ Will Help NYC Lead Nation’s Public Schools by Putting Literacy at Core After Years of Decreasing or Stagnant City, State, and National Literacy Rates. Birth Through Graduation Campaign Utilizes Strategies Rooted in Science of Reading. Initiative to Be Phased in Over Two Years, Supported by Intensive Professional Development for Educators. Campaign Will Also Include Early Childhood Education and High School Math Components.