Schools in Martinsville and Henry County are joining in the celebration of the National Education Association’s ‘Read Across America Week.’
It is a week that was launched in 1998 with an aim to get children and teens reading.
Community dignitaries read aloud to students to promote literacy and to spread awareness of the benefits of it.
City of Martinsville Mayor L.C. Jones took the opportunity to read to a 4th grade class at Patrick Henry Elementary School.
“It’s in every aspect of life….