Kids

A Challenge to Rochester Schools (2011)

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Need to Know Rochester: A Challenge to Rochester Schools focuses on the plight of black male students in the Rochester City School District. They make up a significantly disproportionate number of the students being expelled or referred to special education. And they're much more likely than other students to dropout before earning their diplomas. We'll examine why this is happening, and what might help these boys succeed in school. Watch On-Demand

Toy Hall of Fame Announces Finalists

The National Toy Hall of Fame at The Strong has announced the twelve finalists for induction at a ceremony coming in November.

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Mornings on Classical 91.5 September 5th - 9th

Join Brenda Tremblay for bird song, a little news, and music from six to ten

Monday, September 5

Start Labor Day with pieces by J.S. Bach, John Cage, and Amy Beach

Writer’s Almanac: Why Labor Day started & what it’s become

 

 

Tuesday, September 6

Music by Debussy, Paganini, and Beethoven

Composers Datebook: A "well-Krafted" concerto?

Assignment: The World

Thu, 09/13/2012 - 6:00am

Tune in for an all-new season of Assignment: The World.

Homework Hotline

Mon, 09/09/2013 - 5:30pm

Tune for an all new of Homework Hotline!

PBS Kids Goes Green All Week on WXXI-TV

Mon, 09/12/2011 (All day)
Weekdays from September 12-16

Families can join their favorite characters from Curious George, Sesame Street, Super Why! and more as they learn about solar power, pollution, water conservation, biospheres and saving the rainforest.

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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Cleveland Levels Vacant Homes to Revive Neighborhoods

The economically troubled Ohio city is tearing down thousands of empty foreclosed homes in hopes of putting eyesore and dangerous properties back to productive use - perhaps as community gardens, new businesses or even a vineyard.

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Health Officials Fret Over Lead Poisoning Numbers

The Monroe County Health Department and the Coalition to Prevent Lead Poisoning are investigating an increase in area childhood lead poisoning cases in 2010 over the previous year.

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Mr. Steve is coming to Rochester!

Tue, 08/23/2011 - 6:00pm

See PBS's Kids' Mr. Steve perform at Seneca Park Zoo. (This event is now SOLD OUT)

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