LeVar Burton Supports Scranton Area Teachers


For more than 20 years Reading Rainbow inspired children to take a look, in a book.
      On Tuesday,  the driving force behind that show showed his support for teachers in the Scranton School District who are currently on strike.
Actor LeVar Burton told the teachers how much he appreciates what teachers do


       Earlier in the day Children’s Literacy Advocate read a book he authored, called “The Rhino who Swallowed a Storm” at Head Start in Scranton.

He was also the Keynote Speaker during a luncheon at the Scranton Cultural Center.   Burton who comes from a family of educators has a passion for children’s literacy.

    Eyewitness News Anchor Candice Kelly served as the hostess for the luncheon

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