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Elementary and Primary Education
Legacy of Literacy Day event on Feb. 24 features free, family-friendly activities
News Release
Thursday, February 22, 2018

Families are invited to the Legacy of Literacy Day event on Saturday, Feb. 24 from 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. at 6402 Market St. for free books, games and prizes, arts and crafts, face painting and more. Harris County Department of Education Head Start, the Assistance League of Houston and the Houston Department of Health and Human Services host the event. View the event flyer: http://www.hcde-texas.org/media/5199/headstart_legacyofliteracy.pdf .

HCDE Head Start is currently recruiting students and their families for services at 15 Head Start/Early Head Start locations in northeast Harris County. Learn more at http://www.hcde-texas.org/headstart .

About Harris County Department of Education: HCDE provides special education, therapy services, early education, adult education and after-school programming. Services are funded by government grants, fees and a local property tax rate of $.005195. For every dollar in local property tax collected, HCDE provides $4.40 in services to the 25 Harris County school districts. HCDE also operates four campuses for students with profound special education needs and adjudicated youth who require a low student-teacher ratio and highly structured environment. One-hundred percent of students served on HCDE campuses are at-risk. The organization is governed by an elected board of seven trustees and has 1,060 employees and 33 facilities, including 15 Head Start centers. More info at www.hcde-texas.org .




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