"People underestimate how complicated it is" to teach children how to read, a District official said. Yet it is a crucial job.
The aim is to help parents and teachers find books that students will want to read.
Kenney and the Free Library urge youngsters to 'Read and Ring.'
The children worked on essays at the event during the DNC. It was meant to highlight the importance of writing to students' education.
About 800 teachers attended the training, which promotes the District's goal of all children reading proficiently by 4th grade.