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6 News participates in Read Across America Week at Hay Branch Elementary in Killeen

Killeen ISD is celebrating Read Across America week by having guest readers in the classrooms.

KILLEEN, Texas — Killeen Independent School District is celebrating Read Across America Week.

It is a week aimed at getting children and teens to read. The goal is to help with not only language skills, but to help them excel in in other subjects in school.

On Tuesday, 6 News anchor Jasmin Caldwell read to kindergarteners and first grade students at Hay Branch Elementary. Tuesday was also Decades Day at the school. 

City leaders such as Mayor Debbie Nash-King and school board president Brett Williams also served as guest readers at other elementary schools in the district.

Watch the video of the visit below:

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