Education

Vargas Outlines Priorities as RCSD Interim Superintendent

The Rochester City School Board introduced Bolgen Vargas as interim superintendent and he wasted no time in discussing his plans when he takes over.

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School Budget Votes Could Bring Higher Taxes, Layoffs

Voters in around 700 school districts across the state will go the polls May 17th to consider school budgets, and many will be asked to okay a tax increase, as well as approve program cuts, and in some cases, layoffs.

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School Boards Predict Tax Cap Crisis Without Mandate Relief

School boards from across New York say a proposed tax cap will harm schools if there is not corresponding relief from some strict state and union rules.

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Future of UB Unclear After "NY SUNY 2020"

UB 2020 - the legislative package that University at Buffalo officials have championed for years as the Buffalo area's best vehicle for an economic revival - is facing a tough climb.

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WXXI's "Dinosaur Train" Day

Sun, 05/15/2011 - 11:00am

Does your child love trains and PBS Kids Dinosaur Train? Then you won't want to miss this special event!

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Brizard Discusses His Time Leading RCSD

Rochester City School Superintendent Jean-Claude Brizard talked with WXXI News about his pending departure for a new job in Chicago.

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The Building Boom on Campus

WXXI's Need to Know Rochester takes a look at the building boom on local college campuses and the evolving relationship between the community and our institutions of higher learning.

Forgiveness: A Time to Love and a Time to Hate

Sun, 05/15/2011 - 2:00pm

Join us for the screening of clips from the PBS film that explores forgiveness through a compelling range of stories, and then participate in a group discussion.

Forgiveness: A Time to Love and a Time to Hate on WXXI-TV

Sun, 04/17/2011 - 10:00pm

The first act of the film explores the contradictions and complexities of forgiveness in the private realm — its transformative power, elusive nature and spiritual importance.

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