Longhorns Read to Lead
Readers are Leaders
What is it?
A district-wide program to help students excel at reading.
Why is it important?
Research shows that third-graders who read on grade level are more likely to go to college and earn higher wages.
How can you help?
- Encourage your child to read 20 minutes every day.
- Talk to your child's teacher if they need more help.
- Talk to them about their homework. Have them read the questions and answers to you.
- Don't forget, reading doesn't always mean books. Kids can read age-appropriate magazines or websites.