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HISD fathers encouraged to take kids to school on first day

An organization is dubbing the first day of school National Fathers Take Children to School Day.

The “Million Father March” movement is being organized by The Black Star Project, which is based in Chicago, to encourage fathers to take an active role in their children’s education. The Black Star Project is requesting employers to give men a few hours off of work, with pay, so they may take their child to school and participate in any activities for parents a school may have planned.

Many Houston ISD schools, including Jack Yates High School, are encouraging fathers of students to take part in the movement. Continue reading