CBS News visits Philly Families Read Together

On February 29, 2024, Connectedly’s Philly Families Read Together held a story-time event for grandfamilies at the historic Hakim’s Bookstore & Gift Shop, Philadelphia’s oldest Black-owned bookstore. Jan Carabeo from CBS Philadelphia was on hand to witness and report on the power of our grandfamilies!

“‘They are investing in our scholars, they are investing in our children,'” said Alonzo Fulton, principal of Avery D. Harrington Elementary School. “‘Their test scores have risen, some of them have risen up to 5 to 10%.'”

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