Read Across America Event Kicks Off March 2

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Monday, February 27, 2012

Dr. Seuss' 107th birthday will mark the 14th year of the National Education Association's (NEA) Read Across America, an event that focuses on the critical need to instill a love of reading in our children.

The March 2 event's state sponsor, the Georgia Association of Educators (GAE), and Imagine It! The Children's Museum of Atlanta have once again planned a kick-off for the day's activities, which will be taking place from 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. in schools, libraries, and businesses throughout Georgia.

"Imagine It! The Children's Museum of Atlanta is thrilled to, once again, partner with Read Across America because providing creative ways for young children to actively engage in reading is one of our fundamental goals," said Executive Director Jane Turner. "Being able to read is at the heart of being able to learn and for children to expand their world and opportunities for the future."

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