NEA’s Read Across America Awards Two Miami-Dade Elementary Schools
This week, three Cat-a-Vans logged more than 5,100 miles as they traveled from coast to coast to celebrate NEA’s Read Across America and deliver an important message about reading—and brushing their teeth. NEA’s Cat-a-Van Reading Tour – made possible through a unique partnership between the National Education Association and Renaissance Dental – began on Monday, February 25, and concluded at the Miami Children's Museum Friday, March 1—the official Read Across America Day.
Originally created as a one-day event to celebrate the joy of reading, Read Across America, sponsored by NEA and Dr. Seuss Enterprises, L.P., has grown into a nationwide initiative that promotes reading every day. More than 45 Million people young and old participate annually in the literacy program, now in its 16th year. [Read more...]
Pictured below is the NEA's Read Across America Event which took place on Friday, March 1, 2013 at the Miami Children's Museum.