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ExpandED Schools 2020 Annual Report
A New Chapter in Early Literacy
A literacy new deal?
Emerging from Crisis; Building Opportunity

Our blog features ExpandED staff and other contributors describing the latest efforts to ensure that every young person thrives and how we’re building a robust system of K–12 afterschool in New York City. Here’s the latest:

Young kids sharing books

A Literacy New Deal: Partnering to Strengthen Literacy

In December, ExpandED and the Partnership for Afterschool Education (PASE) convened a working group to discuss growing concerns about the state of young children’s literacy levels in the wake of Covid-19. Prior to the pandemic, approximately two of every three children living in poverty could not read at grade level. Since the start of the school year, it has become evident that more students need help with reading and writing.

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