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‘Reading Rainbow’ is getting a reboot but without LeVar Burton

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — Reading Rainbow is about to get a reboot tailored to a generation of kids who rarely get their entertainment from broadcast TV. Streaming live this Sunday on the platform Looped, Reading Rainbow Live is described as an interactive “event” full of music, dancing and games. One glaring omission: LeVar Burton who… Read More

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State Gets $43M in Grants Aimed at Boosting Child Literacy

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Efforts to improve child literacy in Ohio are getting a boost from a federal grant worth $42 million over five years. The state Department of Education says the funding will help create “model literacy sites” implementing practices to improve literacy in preschools and elementary, middle and high schools across Ohio. Officials… Read More