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Thursday, March 23, 2006

Millions celebrate NEAs Read Across America Day

Reading Tour 2006 Culminates in New Orleans As Celebrities, Athletes, Politicians Join NEA to Deliver New Books to Gulf Coast Public Schools

The ninth annual National Education Association's Read Across America Day was more than the nation's largest reading celebration. With nearly 45 million participating nationwide, it was the party with a purpose that brought together celebrities, athletes, politicians, education leaders and other notable public figures for a very special cause: to bring the gift of reading to children who have been affected by Hurricanes Katrina, Rita and Wilma.

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