Education

WXXI Program Featured at City School Board Meeting

WXXI's Need to Know Rochester special on the challenges facing African American boys in Rochester was shown and discussed at the Rochester City School Board Thursday night.

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Rallying For Rural School Districts

Regional school officials are calling on New York lawmakers to change the state's formula for doling out funding to rural school districts.

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Need to Know Rochester: RIT President Bill Destler

This week on Need to Know Rochester, an interview with Rochester Institute of Technology President Bill Destler about a new sustainability education partnership with former President Bill Clinton's Global Initiative.

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Who Needs an English Major? The Future of Liberal Arts Education

Sun, 10/16/2011 - 10:00pm

In a troubled economy, it's harder to make the case for a degree in English, or any college major without an obvious career path.

Demystifying Dyslexia on WXXI-TV

Sun, 10/16/2011 - 7:00pm

Demystifying Dyslexia takes viewers on a journey of discovery about the challenges of living and learning with dyslexia.

Don't Lecture Me: Rethinking the Way College Students Learn

Sun, 10/09/2011 - 10:00pm

College students spend a lot of time listening to lectures. But research shows there are better ways to learn.

Some College, No Degree: Why So Many Americans Drop Out of College, and What to Do About It

Sun, 10/02/2011 - 10:00pm

In an economy that increasingly demands workers with knowledge and skills, many college dropouts are being left behind.

Need to Know Rochester: A Challenge for Rochester Schools

You can now watch this special edition of Need to Know Rochester online as we focus on the plight of black male students in the Rochester City School District.

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SPECIAL EDITION: Need to Know Rochester

Tue, 11/01/2011 - 8:30pm - 9:00pm

Need to Know Rochester: A Challenge to Rochester Schools focuses on the plight of black male students in the Rochester City School District. They make up a significantly disproportionate number of the students being expelled or referred to special education. And they're much more likely than other students to dropout before earning their diplomas. We'll examine why this is happening, and what might help these boys succeed in school. Watch On-Demand

Toy Hall of Fame Announces Finalists

The National Toy Hall of Fame at The Strong has announced the twelve finalists for induction at a ceremony coming in November.

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