Schools Celebrate Read Across America
March 15, 2023
From the White House Briefing Room on March 1, President Joe Biden renewed the Proclamation on Read Across America Day for 2023. The following day at 3:15, every student at Turner Public Schools (TPS) was engaged in reading. Across the country, thousands of schools, libraries, and community centers participated by bringing together young readers, teens, and books to celebrate Dr. Seuss' birthday. Theodor Seuss Geisel was born on March 2, 1904.
In making the Proclamation, President Biden stated, "On Read Across America Day, our Nation recognizes the value of literacy to our democracy. We ce...