Posted on · The Barbara Bush Houston Literacy Foundation, with financial support from companies and charitable organizations, donated and outfitted the new mobile library, which will provide books for children as well as STEM educational programming.
Posted on · The president of the Barbara Bush Houston Literacy Foundation explains how the former First Lady's advocacy for literacy made an impact on Greater Houston.
Posted on · The wife of President George H.W. Bush and mother of President George W. Bush died at her home in Houston. She was 92.
Posted on · Most schools are now back in session, although some campuses that sustained heavier flood damage from Harvey will be starting later. We visited a middle school that hosting elementary students.
Posted on · Three more schools are expected to join the “My Home Library” program later this year.
Posted on · According to a report from the Barbara Bush Houston Literacy Foundation, roughly 330,000 Houstonians are functionally illiterate. While some 60 percent of Houston’s kids lack requisite reading-readiness skills upon entering kindergarten. And only 20 percent of third graders performed at an advanced level on the State of Texas Assessment of Academic Readiness (STAAR) reading exam. […]