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Superintendent House and Mayor Turner read to HISD students as part of Houston-area literacy initiative

For the second annual Houston Reads Day, 400 volunteers read to pre-K and elementary students at Houston-area schools on Wednesday.

One of those volunteers was Houston Independent School District Superintendent Millard House II who joined a second-grade class at Bruce Elementary in Houston’s fifth ward.

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Celebrating Read Across America with Dr. Seuss

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This year’s Read Across America day fell on Dr. Seuss’s 113th birthday, and Anderson Elementary School went all out to celebrate the beloved author and the 20th annual Read Across America day. Some three dozen volunteers were honored at a breakfast of green eggs and ham, and other breakfast treats before spreading out to various classrooms to read Dr. Seuss books to students.

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