Education

Intelligence Squared U.S.: The World Would Be Better Off Without Religion

Sun, 12/18/2011 - 10:00pm

Does religion breed intolerance and violence? Or has it primarily been a source for good, imbuing followers with purpose and encouraging moral behavior?

The Dropout Dilemma on WXXI-TV/HD

Thu, 12/15/2011 - 8:00pm

An American Graduate town hall meeting that looks at how the Rochester City School District's high drop out rate is impacting our community. Watch On-Demand:

Lessons in Learning from Detroit

PBS NewsHour's Hari Sreenivasan reports on lessons in education that can be learned form the experience of public schools in struggling Detroit.

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ROC the Day

Wed, 12/12/2012 - 12:01am

Support WXXI's educational programs by participating in this one-day giving event.

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Intelligence Squared U.S.: Too Many Kids Go To College

Sun, 12/11/2011 - 10:00pm

Would top students with an entrepreneurial bent be better off foregoing college and instead trying to become the next Steve Jobs? Watch or Listen On-Demand

Frederick Douglass Institute Celebrates 25 Years

WXXI News Director Julie Philipp interviews Cilas Kemedijo, the Director of the Frederick Douglass Institute for African and African-American Studies about celebrating 25 years of the Frederick Douglass Institute at the University of Rochester.

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The Great Lakes Region: Facing the Future

Mon, 11/21/2011 - 3:00pm

Hear some of the region's best minds debate whether a unified Great Lakes region is possible.

Need to Know Rochester: Frederick Douglass Institute

This week on Need to Know Rochester, celebrating 25 years of the Frederick Douglass Institute at the University of Rochester and a sneak preview of Garth Fagan's newest creation on stage.

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RCSD Interim Superintendent Anticipates Budget Gap

WXXI's Helene Biandudi reports Interim Superintendent Vargas is looking at ways to close the city school district's projected $41 million gap.

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Toy Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

The National Toy Hall of Fame announced three new inductees: Dollhouse, Hot Wheels and the blanket.

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