‘Reading Rainbow’ reaches its final chapter : NPR

September 2, 2009

File under: the mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be kindled; the Kindle; and also that fabulous cover of the Reading Rainbow theme song by 8bit bEtty. Thanks Adam!

After 26 years, the beloved children’s show hosted by LeVar Burton will disappear from the airwaves. Today, educational funding favors programs that teach kids how to read, rather than why to read.


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