Education

City Council's Carolee Conklin on Mayoral Control

The Finance Committe Chair talks about the possibility of Mayoral Control of Rochester Schools.

For Love of Liberty: The Story of America's Black Patriots

Sun, 02/03/2013 - 12:00pm

From those early struggles to our current battles against global terrorism, African-Americans have risked their lives in defense of this nation in the dual effort to preserve freedom for their country while attempting to acquire it for themselves.

Eyes of Me, a free screening event at WXXI's Studios

Tue, 02/16/2010 - 7:00pm

WXXI held our first Community Cinema event Tuesday February 16 featuring a screening of the film "Eyes of Me." Community Cinema is a free monthly screening series featuring films from the Emmy Award-winning PBS series Independent Lens.

Need to Know: John Robinson

Sun, 01/24/2010 - 12:30pm

Born a congenital amputee, John Robinson is living the life of his dreams. He shares his story with Need to Know.

1370 Connection: John Robinson

Host Bob Smith talks with John Robinson, who was born a congenital amputee but never let that slow him down.

The Human Spark

Fri, 08/05/2011 - 7:00pm

Tune in for all three episodes as host Alan Alda searches for the origin and nature of uniquely human abilities - the "human spark."

Rochester Schools: Creating a Masterpiece?

Short Name: 
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Special Coverage Area: RCSD Strategic Plan

Rochester City School Superintendent Jean-Claude Brizard unveiled his strategic plan the same week Mayor Robert Duffy said he wants to take over control of city schools - a controversial position at a challenging time.

Brizard's strategic plan for the district focuses on the phrase: "Every child is a work of art.

U of R Turning Federal Stimulus Dollars into Research

The University of Rochester has received $35-million for research activities.

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Workplace U

Sun, 11/22/2009 - 10:00pm

There's a movement to turn workplaces into classrooms; does it work?

 

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