Spreading the Word About Reading

Why is reading so fundamental to children’s success in school? How does the Connecticut Education Foundation’s (CEF) second annual Reading Bus Tour promote literacy in Northeastern Connecticut? CEF President and CEA Vice President Tom Nicholas discussed these questions and more this morning on Channel 8’s Good Morning Connecticut show.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S6v2v-gjqGU?rel=0

All Aboard: Reading Bus Celebrates Literacy at Connecticut Schools

“Wowwwww.” “I can’t believe it.” “This is A-MAZING!” Those were just a few of the early reactions from fourth-graders climbing aboard the colorful, 38-foot bus outside Moriarty Magnet School in Norwich this morning. Today kicks off the Connecticut Education Foundation’s (CEF) second annual Read Across America Reading Bus Tour, featuring a customized blue bus decorated…

The Wheels on the Bus Go Read, Read, Read

This morning kicked off the Connecticut Education Foundation’s 2018 Read Across America Reading Bus Tour, featuring a 38-foot bus decorated with characters from popular Dr. Seuss books and outfitted with bookshelves, benches, carpeting, and 3,000 donated books. Sponsored by CEF, the nonprofit arm of the Connecticut Education Association, the weeklong literacy event includes guest readers,…