Education

Survey: Anti-Poverty Initiative Community Priorities

Thu, 07/30/2015 - 5:16pm

Survey: United Way is asking for your feedback on the Rochester-Monroe Anti-Poverty Initiative. Please considering sharing your thoughts by taking their survey.

The Homestretch

Wed, 07/27/2016 - 8:00pm

This film follows three homeless teens as they fight to stay in school, graduate, and build a future. Airing on WXXI-World, July 27, 2016 at 8pm.

Recognize an American Graduate Champion

Fri, 10/09/2015 - 9:42am

Do you know a champion for education in our community? Recognize them as an American Graduate Champion! Share how they have made the commitment to help children and young people succeed by recognizing them as an American Graduate Champion.

Host Your Own American Promise Screening

February-April, 2014

Host your own screening/discussion of a film that traces the experiences of an African-American boy and his friend at a prestigious private school for 13 years. DVD & Discussion Guide Available.

Innovation Conversation: Middle School Moment

Mon, 09/24/2012 - 7:00pm

Join WXXI’s Innovation Trail for a community conversation event about the dropout crisis in Rochester and upstate New York, part of WXXI American Graduate Week

 

Fizzy's Healthy Recipe Contest

Kids! Submit the healthiest, most delicious and kid-friendly recipes.

Spare the Rod: Reforming School Discipline from APM Reports

Sun, 08/28/2016 - 9:00pm

Kids who are suspended or expelled from school are more likely to drop out and more likely to wind up in prison than kids with similar behaviors who are not kicked out. Kids of color are more likely to be suspended or expelled than white kids are. So what's really the issue here?

A Wider World

Sat, 07/02/2016 - 9:30am

A series that showcase the abilities of individuals who have overcome obstacles and misconceptions.

Odd Squad: Agents of Change

Wed, 06/22/2016 - 4:30pm

Odd Squad has an all-new one-hour special to kick off season 2: Odd Squad: Agents of Change on WXXI-TV.

The Rule

Tue, 06/07/2016 - 6:30pm

The Rule tells a rare story of success. In Newark, New Jersey, where the average high school graduation rate is abysmal, St. Benedict's Prep is the exception - with a near 100 percent college acceptance rate. 

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