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Read by 4th is asking Philadelphians to complete a survey

Parents and non-parents are eligible to participate. The deadline is March 19.

by the notebook

Kids share their favorite summer reading titles with the mayor

Kenney and the Free Library urge youngsters to 'Read and Ring.'


Promoting childhood literacy requires collaboration, panelists agree

by Ellen Schoder

K-3 teachers spend week learning literacy strategies

About 800 teachers attended the training, which promotes the District's goal of all children reading proficiently by 4th grade.

by Ellen Schoder

Drexel's School of Education earns important accreditation in reading instruction

The designation means that graduates have learned the best strategies for teaching young children to read, including those with learning issues.

by Ellen Schoder

Winter break is here, but the reading continues

Check out these events, activities, and books.


A citywide push on literacy -- READ by 4th -- has its official launch


Study: U.S. students not reading at grade level; Pa. shows improvement


Join the conversation: Books that boys can't resist


District chief to present turnaround plan for schools on Monday

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