Need to Know Rochester: A Challenge to Rochester Schools(2011) 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-Demandï»¿
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.
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.