9/20/19 (Piscataquis Observer) – SeDoMoCha School officials were excited to welcome some special guests into grade 1 classrooms on Sept. 19. Dan and Karen Cashman, who are the co-founders of Dirigo Reads, came to deliver a brand new book to each first-grade student. Dirigo Reads gets SeDoMoCha first-graders excited about books
9/9/19 (WAGM) – Shawn Cunningham talks with Dan Cashman of Dirigo Reads and RSU 34 Superintendent Tim Doak about a new program to help improve literacy. https://www.wagmtv.com/content/news/Making-The-Grade-9919-560225371.html
8/28/19 (WBZN/Z107.3) – Dan Cashman and spouse Karen Cashman co-founded the program ‘Dirigo Reads’ with the initiative to have a new book in the hands of all of Maine’s first graders each month of the school year. Read More: Dan Cashman Visits the Z Studio To Talk About ‘Dirigo Reads’
8/22/19 (WABI-TV5) Dirigo Reads will begin in six communities starting in September… These towns include Brewer, Caribou, Castine, Dover-Foxcroft, Machias, and Madison. https://www.wabi.tv/content/news/Program-launched-to-provide-all-first-graders-with-books-in-Maine–557900051.html
A new program called “Dirigo Reads” is aiming to put a brand-new book in the hands of every Maine first-grader each month of the school year by 2025.
The launch of a new program that aims to put a book in the hands of every Maine first grader each month during the school year by 2025 was announced today. Dirigo Reads is co-founded by Dan and Karen Cashman of Brewer and operationally supported by United Way of Eastern Maine. The mission of the […]