Kids march to State House - to read

(Columbia) March 28, 2007 - A march and rally in downtown Columbia focused on the importance of reading Wednesday.

More than 1,700 students and adults from schools across the state gathered for the 2007 Read-in.

This year's theme is 'Kids Who Read, Succeed.' It all started with a parade down Senate Street, ending on the steps of the State House.

Students then read in small groups for 30 minutes. The event emphasizes the impact of libraries and reading.

Posted 9:37pm by Chantelle Janelle