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Love of literacy brings out colorful characters

School leaders dress up as favorite book character to bring attention to importance of reading

The second day of the HISD Summer Leadership Institute attracted some colorful characters to share their love of reading, including Fancy Nancy, Laura Ingalls Wilder, and Willy Wonka. Continue reading

HISD to Increase Reading Intervention with Additional 4,110 Laptops at 115 Schools

Board of Education approved $5.7 million initiative

The Houston Independent School District Board of Education approved the $5.7 million proposal to add 4,110 laptops at 115 schools in an effort to aid in reading instruction.       

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Are You a Member of the Millionaire Club? What Are You Reading This Summer?

The first day of school in HISD is still more than a month away, but it’s not too late for students to participate in the Millionaire Club, the district’s annual summer reading initiative. Just finish five books by the time school starts and you could be eligible for incentives, recognition, and other prizes!

 Be sure to share your favorite selections with us in the comment section below, so that other students can enjoy them, too! Happy reading!