Education

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.

What Would You Ask the Candidates for School Board?

WXXI and our Voice of the Voter partners want to know what questions you'd like us to ask city school board candidates in a series of interviews that will air before the upcoming Democratic primary.

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RCSD Interim Superintendent Vargas on WXXI-TV

On Need to Know Rochester, Interim Rochester City School Superintendent Bolgen Vargas talked about progress in his first months on the job. (Aired August 12, 2011)

Dinosaur Big City on WXXI-TV

Mon, 08/22/2011 - 9:00am

Big dinosaurs, big musical numbers and big fun are on the ticket for Dinosaur Big City!

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The Growth of Harris RF Communications

This week on Need to Know Rochester on WXXI-TV, Innovation Trail reporter Zack Seward's interview with Harris RF Communications' Dana Mehnert.

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State Releases High School Graduation Rates

The New York State Department of Education has released high school graduation rates for districts around the state. The Rochester City School District graduation rate increased from 42.1% to 46.1%.

PBS NewsHour, Sesame Street & Lessons on Saving

PBS NewsHour's Paul Solman can tell you how to get to Sesame Street - and he can tell you how the children's program approaches teaching kids about saving.

Budget Cut Victims: Foreign Language Regents Exams

Because of budget cuts, this year marks the final year students across New York State will take regents exams in foreign languages.

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