â€¦ the decision to end Reading Rainbow can also be traced to a shift in the philosophy of educational television programming. The change started with the Department of Education under the Bush administration, he explains, which wanted to see a much heavier focus on the basic tools of reading â€” like phonics and spelling.
via PBS Ends Run Of LeVar Burtonâ€™s Reading Rainbow | TrekMovie.com.
ladies and gentlemen, this is officially the end of an era.Â Don’t be surprised if the sun doesn’t rise tomorrow, because this is serious shit.Â But don’t take my word for it…Favorite This!
4 thoughts on “PBS Ends Run Of LeVar Burtonâ€™s Reading Rainbow”
THIS IS BULLSHIT GODDAMNIT
This sucks! What good are phonics and spelling if the kids don’t want to read.
NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!! GOD DAMN IT I FUCKING LOVED THIS SHOW.