Urban Scholars School’s Book Trust Event

Urban Scholars Community School students were encouraged to read and build libraries at home.
Photo courtesy of NYC DOE

NYC Schools Chancellor Carmen Farina visited Urban Scholars Community School on Wednesday, March 1 to announce a NYC Department of Education partnership with the Book Trust program, a national literacy program that will serve 4,700 elementary school students at 12 renewal schools across the city.

Book Trust allows children from low-income families to choose and purchase their own books throughout the academic year.

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