State receives $37.5 million literacy grant

State Superintendent Tony Thurmond announced funding for expansion of current literacy efforts. Courtesy photoState Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond announced on Nov. 5 that the California Department of Education (CDE) was awarded a $37.5 million federal Comprehensive Literacy State Development grant.
The grant will provide the necessary funds to allow for the expansion of current literacy efforts statewide over the next five years.
“Many of the students who are struggling with...

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