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2017 Read Across America Highlights

Top stories, news, and highlights from NEA’s 2017 Read Across Celebrations



HIGHLIGHTS


NEA Panel Discusses Getting Diverse Books to Underrepresented Students
March 3, 2017 - neaToday.org

LeVar Burton Celebrates 20 Years of Read of Across America
March 2, 2017 - Tom Joyner Show | National

Celebrate Dr. Seuss Birthday and Read Across America Day
March 2, 2017 - Fox31 Denver | Denver, Co

Time to Get Reading on Read Across America Day
March 2, 2017 - WFSB CBS | Hartford, CT

On Read Across America Day, Experts Say Children's Reading Habits Are Driven by Parents, Not Presidents
March 2, 2017 - NBC | NBC web sites across the country (Including Chicago, Philadelphia, San Diego, etc.)

A Celebration of Reading
March 2, 2017 - Time for Kids National

Children celebrate Dr. Seuss's birthday on 'Read Across America' Day
March 2, 2017 wjla.com | Washington, DC

#ReadAcrossAmerica Day brings cats, hats, green eggs and ham into schools
March 2, 2017 - LA Times

It's the 20th Anniversary of NEA's Read Across America! 
February 27, 2017 - neaToday.org

Reading Rainbow and Marley Dias, founder of #1000BlackGirlBooks, join NEA to Celebrate Read Across America March 2, 2017 - NEA's Press Center




Our Read Across America Online Store is Open!

Visit www.raastore.com to purchase stickers, bookmarks, pencils, mugs, hats & more. We have all you need to create a memorable RAA celebration.


CONNECT-SHARE-READ!

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RESOURCE CALENDAR POSTER

Download the Read Across America 2017 Recommended Books Poster here (PDF).


Download the 2017-18 Read Across America Resource Calendar and Poster!

NEA's READ ACROSS AMERICA: BELLA's STORY


NEA's READ ACROSS AMERICA: BUILDING A NATION OF READERS


Reading Rockets offers a wealth of research-based resources designed to launch young readers. It's for parents, teachers, and other educators in helping struggling readers build fluency, vocabulary, and comprehension skills.


Coming in 2018...

National Teacher Day
May 8, 2018

National Teacher Appreciation Week
May 7-11, 2018

American Education Week
November 12-16, 2018

Coming in 2019...

NEA's Read Across America Day
Friday, March 1, 2019