The War on Literacy: How “No Child Left Behind” and War Killed Reading Rainbow

…but it’s been re-incarnated as an app.

Listen to LeVar Burton explain how literacy program Reading Rainbow’s 2009 cancellation led him to re-invent himself as a tech entrepreneur to keep encouraging children to read.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=Gi8adI4e2Lk

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