DPS Foundation and Detroit Free Press donate books to Carleton Elementary

Carleton Elementary School was one of five Detroit schools selected to receive free books to take home and read over the summer on Wednesday, June 25. The donation was provided by the Detroit Public Schools Foundation and Gift of Reading, a Detroit Free Press program that promotes reading and literacy in metro Detroit.

According to the Detroit Free Press, Gift of Reading granted the foundation $5,000 in April to purchase about 1,300 new books. Carleton received 280 books that were distributed to students in kindergarten through third grade.

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