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Bailey Elementary is honored after book drive for literacy

Bailey Elementary students conducted a book drive as part of a state literacy campaign

Hillsborough County Public Schools

Bailey Elementary students conducted a book drive as part of a state literacy campaign

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February

Bailey Elementary School in east Hillsborough was recognized during First Lady Ann Scott's recent visit to the district for a book drive the school conducted for Celebrate Literacy Week.

The details are in this Newsdesk article on the district's website. 

Bailey, which is located at the same site as Strawberry Crest High School, has a large population of children from migrant farm families. To improve literacy of the children and their parents, students at Bailey held a book drive this year. Photos are included in the Newsdesk report.

Winners were announced at the Museum of Florida History in Tallahassee. The contest reflected this year's theme, "Literacy Changes Our World," and focused on literacy-civics school service projects.

[Last modified: Wednesday, February 10, 2016 1:37pm]

    

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