State Senator Art Haywood kicked off what he called a “reading revolution” on Wednesday when he announced the launch of two new READ! by 4th sites in Northwest Philadelphia.

The READ! By 4th program is a citywide effort coordinated by the Free Library of Philadelphia in collaboration with more than 50 partners at 100 sites across the city. The program is designed to help more children entering fourth grade to read with proficiency by 2020.

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