Sesame Workshop, the nonprofit educational organization behind “Sesame Street,” announced that it’s ‘turning on the power’ to its classic children’s series, “The Electric Company,” with new production currently underway on the streets of New York City and in a studio in Newark, New Jersey. With funding from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and the Department of Education, today’s “The Electric Company” carries the same goal of the original series, combating the literacy crisis facing America’s second graders, but is re-energized to recognize the media-driven generation of today.
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