The National Education Association’s (NEA) Read Across America is an annual reading motivation and awareness program that calls for every child in every community to celebrate reading on March 2, the birthday of beloved children’s author Dr. Seuss. Read Across America also provides NEA members, parents, caregivers and children the resources and activities they need to keep reading on the calendar 365 days a year. In cities and towns across the nation, teachers, teenagers, librarians, politicians, actors, athletes, parents, grandparents and many others develop Read Across America activities to bring reading excitement to children of all ages. Governors, mayors and other elected officials recognize the role reading plays in their communities with proclamations and floor statements. Athletes and actors issue reading challenges to young readers and educators and administrators seem to be more than happy to dye their hair green or be duct-taped to a wall if it boosts their students’ reading. The Brothers of Rho Xi Chapter volunteered their time by reading to students at Stafford Elementary School on March 2, 2017.
Read Across America
Ben Coleman2021-09-12T23:23:05-05:00March 2nd, 2017|