Education

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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Off Broadway Takes Center Stage

Sat, 09/10/2011 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Many Broadway musicals started in a theatre off Broadway, including Sunday in the Park with George, RENT, and Godspell.  It is magnificent theatre created year-round, all over Manhattan.  From Pulitzer Prize-winning dramas to fun family fare, from laugh-till-you-cry comedies to foot-stomping extravaganzas, there’s something for everyone Off-Broadway.

Mornings on Classical 91.5 September 5th - 9th

Join Brenda Tremblay for bird song, a little news, and music from six to ten

Monday, September 5

Start Labor Day with pieces by J.S. Bach, John Cage, and Amy Beach

Writer’s Almanac: Why Labor Day started & what it’s become

 

 

Tuesday, September 6

Music by Debussy, Paganini, and Beethoven

Composers Datebook: A "well-Krafted" concerto?

Assignment: The World

Thu, 09/13/2012 - 6:00am

Tune in for an all-new season of Assignment: The World.

Homework Hotline

Mon, 09/09/2013 - 5:30pm

Tune for an all new of Homework Hotline!

WXXI School Board Primary Candidate Interviews

WXXI and our Voice of the Voter partners present one-on-one interviews with each of the candidates running in the Democratic primary for Rochester City School Board.

RCSD Leaders on Parental Engagement

Interim City School Superintendent Bolgen Vargas and Board President Malik Evans discussed their new plan on WXXI-AM in advance of students returning for the new school year.

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Arts Education Takes the Stage

Sat, 08/27/2011 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Arts education takes center stage on this week’s Stage Notes.  Join host Robert Hammond and his guest Bob Sagan, Director of Education and Outreach for the Rochester Broadway Theatre League, as they discuss the state of arts education in Rochester and RBTL’s “jewel educational program,” Stars of Tomorrow.

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