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Gov. Walker stresses reading during visit to Elmwood

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Minutes before Gov. Scott Walker walked through the library doors Friday, an Elmwood third grader uttered, "I'm freaking out."

The third grader had nothing to worry about as the Governor read "Oh the places you'll go" by Dr. Seuss as part of the "Read to Lead" initiative released this week.

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The initiative is a bipartisan effort aimed at improving the reading skills of children before they reach 4th grade.

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Jason Schulte
Jason Schulte has been with the Herald since 2006. He covers County government and anything else that happens in Pierce County on a daily basis.
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