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Survey: Anti-Poverty Initiative Community Priorities

Thu, 07/30/2015 - 5:16pm

Survey: United Way is asking for your feedback on the Rochester-Monroe Anti-Poverty Initiative. Please considering sharing your thoughts by taking their survey.

WXXI Kids 2015 Summer Learning

Mon, 06/29/2015 - 6:00am

WXXI Kids offers FREE, fun and educational content, tools and events for families this summer!

Recognize an American Graduate Champion

Fri, 10/09/2015 - 9:42am

Do you know a champion for education in our community? Recognize them as an American Graduate Champion! Share how they have made the commitment to help children and young people succeed by recognizing them as an American Graduate Champion.

Larry and Jane Glazer: A tragic loss for the Rochester community

Fri, 09/05/2014 - 4:00pm

Jane and Larry Glazer loved this community and their loss will be deeply felt by so many of us, whose lives they touched. 

Host Your Own American Promise Screening

February-April, 2014

Host your own screening/discussion of a film that traces the experiences of an African-American boy and his friend at a prestigious private school for 13 years. DVD & Discussion Guide Available.

Every Student Present: The Importance of School Attendance To Your Child's Success

Wed, 02/01/2017 - 11:55pm

Missing a few days of schools a month, even in PreK-3rd grade, can hurt a child's math and reading skills and even their chance of graduating from school. Here are some resources for keeping kids on track. (Available in multiple languages.)

Daniel Tiger App Helps Parents Teach About Feelings

Thu, 07/13/2017 - 4:00pm

Grr-ific News! Daniel Tiger for Parents App gives parents and children the opportunity to learn together about feelings, self-control, responsibility, kindness, and more -- at home or on the go, using songs and videos to help.

 
The FREE Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood app helps to make parenting preschoolers a little easier and more fun!
 

Emperor Science Award 2017: 10th & 11th grade science students

Thu, 01/26/2017 - 7:00pm

Calling all 10th and 11th graders who love science: Apply for the Emperor Science Award – if selected, you will be paired with a mentoring scientist to collaborate virtually on a cancer research project.

Educator Webinar: Keep Going! Create a Culture of Perseverance in HS Math Classrooms

Thu, 01/26/2017 - 7:00pm

In this webinar, join us for an interactive discussion and demonstration of new professional development resources supporting the development of perseverance in the high school math classroom. You'll leave this webinar with resources and strategies you can use tomorrow!

Educator Webinar: Writing in the US History Classroom: Interactive Modules for Grades 9-12

Wed, 01/25/2017 - 7:00pm

In this webinar, join us for a demonstration and discussion of new interactive lessons that focus on writing in US History topics for high school students. Two highly accomplished educators with very different student populations will share how they've used the lessons. You'll leave this webinar with resources and strategies you can use tomorrow!