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DPS Reading Corps Rally attracts nearly 500 attendees and roughly 275 new tutors

In celebration of recent MEAP test reading gains and to issue a call for new Reading Corps volunteers, Detroit Public Schools hosted a Volunteer Reading Corps Rally and Training Saturday, March 2 at Renaissance High School. Detroit Free Press columnist Rochelle Riley served as host and emcee for the rally. Participants included Detroit Public Schools leaders, University of Detroit Mercy President Antoine M. Garibaldi, Ph.D., Detroit Free Press Editor and Publisher Paul Anger, City of Detroit First Lady Yvette Bing, Compuware Corp. Chief Administrative Officer Denise Starr and other Compuware leaders who have served as Reading Corps tutors, City Year Detroit Corps members, current and future tutors, DPS mascot Hope and the famous Curious George, among others. Nyla Copeland, a second-grader at