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RISE INDY partners with city and district leaders to improve K-3 literacy

Indianapolis Mayor Joe Hogsett recently announced a new effort to improve literacy skills in young learners through an innovative partnership between his office, the City-County Council, RISE INDY, Indianapolis Public Schools, and the Metropolitan School District of Warren Township. The program will serve 1,000 students in grades K-3 in IPS, public charter schools and Warren Township. 

“When it comes to early literacy, we know the pandemic was incredibly tough on kids — especially those in vulnerable communities,” Hogsett said. “That’s why the city is investing $1 million of federal American Rescue Plan funding in support of equitable solutions to what is one of the most foundational concerns for a community.”

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