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Read Across America Day Inspires Students to Read

Read Across America Day Inspires Students

On National Read Across America Day, students, teachers, parents, and community members around the nation come together to read books and celebrate the joy of reading!

National Read Across America Day was established by the National Education Association (NEA) in 1998 to help get kids excited about reading. It occurs each year on March 2, Dr. Seuss’ birthday.


In Cypress-Fairbanks ISD, students received a visit from the “Cat-In-The-Hat,” public education advocate and Go Public Gulf Coast Steering Committee member, Bob Covey!

A Note From the White House on Read Across America Day

“Reading ignites imagination, insight, and inspiration. It nourishes a child’s creativity and curiosity and inspires a passion for lifelong learning. Books can challenge and inspire. They can teach important lessons, reveal new worlds, and enrich our understanding of our own — of different people, perspectives, and cultures. On Read Across America Day, we celebrate the joy of learning and give thanks to the parents, caregivers, educators, librarians, authors, and community members who invest in our Nation’s children.”

President Joe Biden’s National Read Across America Day Letter

Public Schools Celebrate Reading in Many Ways

Check out a few of the ways our school districts honored National Read Across America day!

Hats off to Reading ECISD
East Central ISD Salado Elementary students observe "Hats Off to Reading"
Book characters salado elementary
ECISD students dress up as "Things" from Dr. Seuss' iconic book
Medina Valley High School Mini libraries

Medina Valley ISD English and Construction students collaborated to build Little Free Libraries for their community

Medina Valley ISD mini libraries
Floresville ISD trustee Heath Orth
Floresville ISD Trustee Heath Orth reads to excited elementary students
Edgewood ISD bus reading
Edgewood ISD Transportation department invited Loma Park Elementary students to a read-aloud with their school bus driver
Read Across America Day Klein ISD
Adorable Pre-K Superheroes in Klein ISD show their love for books as they save the day!
Northside ISD reading music
Northside ISD's Cable Elementary students read music with "scary fingers" to help follow along- so much more fun than ordinary fingers!
Cleveland ISD reading
Administration and guests visited Cleveland ISD elementary schools to read to students

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