Return to Headlines

Literacy By 3

Literacy by 3 is HISD’s approach to literacy is more than just a program or initiative—it’s a movement to turn around and end the literacy crisis in Houston. It starts by building a strong foundation in reading, writing, and speaking during the elementary years—ensuring every child is reading at or above grade level by the end of third grade. Programs include Literacy by 3, Literacy in the Middle, Read Houston Read.