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The Dropout Dilemma on On-Demand

Thu, 12/15/2011 - 8:00pm

An American Graduate town hall meeting that looks at how the Rochester City School District's high drop out rate is impacting our community. Watch On-Demand:

On-Demand: Frontline: The Education of Michelle Rhee

On-Demand Program: Examine the legacy of controversial former chancellor of Washington, DC, public schools, Michelle Rhee.

On-Demand: TAVIS SMILEY REPORTS: Education Under Arrest

On-Demand Program: Explore the connection between the juvenile justice system and the dropout rate among American teens

On-Demand:180 Days: A Year Inside An American High School


On-Demand Series:
Observe a team of teachers and school leaders dealing with teenagers and pressures on the administration. Access discussion guides to hold your own talkback!

Makers: Women Who Make America On-Demand Resources

Mon, 03/11/2013 - 2:00pm

 

WXXI celebrates Women's History Month with a special  on-demand collection of video interviews associated with PBS Makers: Women Who Make America.

Explore the following video on-demand inspirational stories from national and local MAKERS!



MAKERS: Excellence in Education Award

Mon, 03/11/2013 - 2:00pm

MAKERS will recognize the unsung efforts of teachers that go beyond the "call of duty" to foster innovation, creativity and growth in the classroom, providing a positive impact for students and their local communities. One female teacher will be selected to receive a $10,000 grant

Ursula Burns: CEO of Xerox Interview On-Demand from "Makers: Women Who Make America"

Mon, 02/11/2013 - 7:00pm

Watch the Interview with Ursula Burns, Xerox CEO featured in PBS's national Makers: Women Who Make America

Ann Burr: One of Rochester's Makers: Listen On-Demand

Tue, 02/26/2013 - 8:00pm

Makers: Women Who Make America is a film that tells how women have helped shape America over the last 50 years with stories from one of the most sweeping social revolutions in our country’s history. The program premiers Tuesday, February 26, 2013 at 8:00 p.m. on WXXI-TV/HD (DT21.1/cable 1011 and 11).

Local Rochester "Makers: Women Who Make America" Interviews

Mon, 02/11/2013 - 7:00pm

Watch the WXXI Local Rochester Makers Interviews collected during WXXI's special screening of Makers: Women Who Make America

Homework Hotline Web Feature: NYS Makers: Women Who Make America

Tue, 02/26/2013 - 8:00pm

In honor of Women's history month, Homework Hotline features NY State Makers: Women Who Made America. These women feature a variety of contributions to their fields and explain how they achieved what they have today and how they overcame obstacles to get there.  The web feature by Homework Hotline parellels the national airing of Makers: Women Who Make America on PBS.

 

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