State Rep. Shri Thanedar, State Senator Adam Hollier Defend the Right to Read, Call For $94.4 Million to Boost Literacy Efforts in Detroit Schools
March 25, 2021
DETROIT,- State Rep. Shri Thanedar (D-Detroit) and state Sen. Adam Hollier (D-Detroit) joined students, teachers, administrators and parents at Pershing High School on Monday to defend the right to read and call on lawmakers to approve $94.4 million to boost literacy efforts for Detroit children.
"Our kids, regardless of where they live and go to school, deserve every opportunity to receive a good education putting them on the pathway to happiness and success," said Thanedar. "Literacy is a fundamental right and we must do all we can to fix the systemic educational inequalities that for to...