LeVar Burton Takes To The Internet To Bring Reading Rainbow To All Kids

LeVar Burton = True Dedication. If I had a milli, he could get it.


If a butterfly is in the sky and you feel you could, feasibly, fly twice as high, why not turn to Kickstarter to bring about the second coming of the Reading Rainbow? If you’re LeVar Burton, that’s just what you do.

The classic educational program beloved by 80s kids is already on the iTunes store along with a number of Reading Rainbow-branded books and apps for kids. What Burton wants to do now is to move the content to the web and give all of the content to schools for free. The company is hoping to raise $1 million to get all this done.

He writes:

Reading Rainbow’s digital collection already contains hundreds of books and video field trips… but with your help, we’ll be able to make the Reading Rainbow library available on more of the devices modern kids use to consume content. When we meet our initial…

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