Education

The Crowd & The Cloud

Sun, 04/23/2017 - 12:00pm

(Rochester, NY)- Showcasing the power of Citizen Science in the Digital Age. 

THE VIETNAM WAR: A Landmark Documentary Series by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick Airs Tuesdays at 9pm

Tue, 11/28/2017 - 9:00pm

THE VIETNAM WAR, the new 10-part, 18-hour documentary film series directed by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick, will re-air weekly on Tuesdays, beginning October 3rd through November 28, at 9:00 p.m. ET on WXXI-TV (check local listings).  Go to WXXI Vietnam War Initiative for related programs, on-demand episode access and schedule,  local Rochester stories & resources.

The Bad Kids: Watch On-Demand Through 4/14/17

Extraordinary educators believe that empathy and life skills, more than academics, give underserved students command of their own futures. Watch The Bad Kids On-demand through 4/14/17

The Bad Kids Live Social Screening & Panel Chat for Educators & Students

Wed, 03/29/2017 - 1:00pm

Extraordinary educators believe that empathy and life skills, more than academics, give underserved students command of their own futures. Join a social  screening of "The Bad Kids" film clips via the web and live chat with directors, principal of the school and others involved the program and issues raised in the film.

The Bad Kids National Twitter Chat

Mon, 03/20/2017 - 3:00pm

Extraordinary educators believe that empathy and life skills, more than academics, give underserved students command of their own futures. Participate in a national Twitter chat the day of the broadcast.

The Bad Kids Educator Webinar

Tue, 03/21/2017 - 7:00pm

Extraordinary educators believe that empathy and life skills, more than academics, give underserved students command of their own futures. Attend a webinar with the principal of the school featured in the program.

Intelligence Squared U.S.: Charter Schools Are Overrated

Sun, 03/26/2017 - 9:00pm

In the 25 years since Minnesota passed the first charter school law, these publically funded but privately operated schools have become a highly sought-after alternative to traditional public education, particularly for underserved students in urban areas.

Every Student Present: The Importance of School Attendance To Your Child's Success

Wed, 02/01/2017 - 11:55pm

Missing a few days of schools a month, even in PreK-3rd grade, can hurt a child's math and reading skills and even their chance of graduating from school. Here are some resources for keeping kids on track. (Available in multiple languages.)

The One That Got Away

Tue, 03/21/2017 - 10:30pm

The One That Got Away examines the life of an at-risk youth and supports needed to keep kids on track.

The Vietnam War: PBS 30 Minute Preview

Fri, 06/02/2017 - 10:30pm

A PBS Preview of THE VIETNAM WAR will air after the National Memorial Day Concert. Get a 30 minute preview of the ten-part, 18-hour documentary film series directed by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick that is coming to PBS & WXXI-TV in September 2017.

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