Education

Need to Know Rochester on WXXI-TV/HD

Fri, 01/21/2011 - 8:30pm

RCSD Superintendent Jean-Claude Brizard  talks about his speech last night, and his plans for the future.

The Comeback of East High School

In the final part of our series Transforming Rochester Schools, a look inside efforts to turn around the district's largest school: East High School.

Tough Negotiations: RCSD & Teachers

Following months of unsuccessful negotiations for a new teachers' contract, the district and the union are at an impasse.

Previewing Rochester's State of Our Schools Address

This week on Need to Know Rochester, a look ahead to next week's State of our Schools speech by RCSD Superintendent Jean-Claude Brizard.

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Mandates: Burden of Proof in Special Education

As part of our Making Sense of Mandates series, a report on New York State's law requiring school districts to bear the burden of proof in special education challenges.

Chautauqua: An American Narrative on WXXI-TV

Mon, 03/07/2011 - 8:00pm

Just 3 hours from Rochester, the Chautauqua Institute has been fostering artists, thinkers and all who wish to learn for 135 years.

Soundprint: Educating Emily

Tue, 01/18/2011 - 10:00pm

Emily has Cerebral Palsy, and is learning not only to communicate, but also to reach her full potential as a human being.

In case you missed this

Four Eastman students have made classical music station WQXR's list of Top Five Viral Videos of 2010. When the quartet Breaking Wind performed a fully choreographed Lady Gaga medley in wigs and sunglasses, “it wasn’t just funny; it was inspired,” writes Amanda Angel. One of these players is interning at WXXI, but so far, she’s left her blonde wig at home.

Education Takes the Stage Luncheon Hosted by WXXI & RPO

Wed, 03/28/2012 - 12:00pm

Please join WXXI and the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra for its second annual luncheon with guest speaker Dr. Margaret Martin, founder of  LA's Harmony Project.

City School Closings Vote on Hold

Rochester City School Board members say they need more time before deciding whether to close Schools 2 and 6.

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