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Lawrence Education Center Will Celebrate Read Across America on Wednesday, March 2, 2011

March 1, 2011

Thirteen years ago, NEA and its members started a reading revolution. From a one-day celebration of Dr. Seuss's birthday on March 2nd, "Read Across America Day," to a year-round literacy campaign reaching nearly every home, school, and community, NEA's Read Across America is building a nation of readers.

This year's Read Across America event will be celebrated at LEC on Wednesday, March 2, 2011. Teachers will be given posters to promote this event, and each classroom will be doing something different with the students. Classrooms could read and discuss Dr. Seuss books, writte a 266-word essay about Dr. Seuss, make Cat In The Hat hats, compare different Dr. Seuss books, or take Dr. Seuss reading quizzes.

It is fun to see what each classroom has in store for the students!

Classrooms who participate in a Read Across America event receive Certificates of Participation for each student.

For more information about this annual reading event visit the Read Across America website: