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MCSD and NAACP Partner for Literacy Program

Since joining the Merced City School District last year, I’ve had the joy of seeing the many ways in which our community supports our students. We’re so fortunate to have residents who do everything from donate backpacks full of school supplies to share their expertise at our college and career fairs. And now a new partnership is helping our children to improve one of their most fundamental skills: reading.

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