Education

Fiscal Uncertainty as School Year Begins

New York schools are beginning this year with less state aid and a delay in payment that was originally scheduled for September 1.

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Speaking in Tongues on WXXI-TV

Wed, 09/15/2010 - 9:00pm

This documentary follows four diverse kids on a journey to become bilingual.

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WXXI Kids - Specials

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Special programming for kids

WXXI Kids specials that are sure to be a hit for our young viewers. For online fun, visit wxxi.org/kids and WXXI Education. Join us on Facebook at: WXXI Kids 

New York Wins "Race to the Top" Funding

New York is among the ten winners in the "Race to the Top" competition for federal education money.

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Rochester Mayoral Control Debate Gets National Attention

The Wall Street Journal takes an in depth look at mayoral control of schools in cities and Rochester is one of the cases examined in the article.

Education Expert on Challenges Outside the Classroom

New York University's Pedro Noguera visited Rochester to discuss how learning can be negatively impacted by factors schools can't control.

Education Expertise and News From the Innovation Trail

On this week's Need to Know Rochester, a look at issues outside the classroom that impact learning and a report on open government and techonology from The Innovation Trail.

State Testing Results Show Dramatic Decline

New York State Education Department numbers show a dramatic decline in test scores across the state and here in Western New York.

The Challenge of Finding Top School Leaders

WXXI's Bob Smith interviewed education and recruiting experts about the challenges of hiring and keeping good leaders for school districts.

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WXXI's Summer Community Cinema Series Presents "Going on 13"

Thu, 08/26/2010 - 2:00pm

For two weeks in August, WXXI is offering free documentary screenings, followed by lively discussions, that explore youth self-esteem, cultural identity, crime, life choices, and more.  

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