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Is this show still on?!


I grew up on this show. I was born in 1984 but I remember watching this show all the time! Reading rainbow was the most educational show ever. Its sad that kids nowadays wont be able to experience shows like this because technology is so advanced now and all you have to do is get online and find everything you need to know.I was just curious to know if this show was still on TV and if so I think thats awesome!

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It's not on TV anymore. It is an app now.

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Ok thanks

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Reading Rainbow went off the air due to No Child Left Behind, which was basically a government policy during the George W. Bush administration that pretty much mandated that children had to learn to read (i.e. teaching children the rudiments) without fostering a love for it. And as an end result, NCLB ate into the funding for Reading Rainbow.

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