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Educator Webinars for Finding Your Roots

Wed, 04/11/2012 - 4:00pm

Beginning April 11th, (and April 25th) WNET will be hosting webinars for educators focusing on the new PBS series Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. In this 10-part series, Professor Gates delves into the family histories and genealogy of 25 famous Americans.

BULLY Education Screenings, Interviews, Resources & Discussion Guides

May 7-24, 2012 6:30pm & 9:40pm

BULLY is a film which shows how young people have been affected by Bullying. We'd like to get YOUR school involved  in this important issue!  BULLY is currently playing at The Little Theatre.

Resources for Finding Your Roots in Rochester

Sun, 03/25/2012 (All day)

In collaboration with the PBS 10-part series, Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gate Jr., WXXI has partnered with The Monroe County Library System (MCLS) and the Rochester Genealogical Society (RGS) to create a short video piece that spotlights the genealogical resources available, while sharing Rochester native Marlene Capes-Bettin's journey to find her husband's family roots.

Youth Issues Tackled in PBS Online Film Festival

Mon, 03/05/2012 - 1:17pm

From fact to fiction, the first-ever PBS Online Film Festival features 20 surprising short stories that only public media can tell.  Each Monday for five weeks we will introduce a new category of films to explore.

Share: Why I Stay in School?

Mon, 03/05/2012 - 12:30pm

While dropout is a continuing problem, what about those who are in school - why do they get up early every morning and persist in their education?

Women and the Right to Vote

Women's History Month

Throughout March Homework Hotline will feature prominant women and important moments in Women's History.

Mentoring Opportunities with Rochester Mentors

Fri, 02/10/2012 - 12:00pm

Learn about mentoring opportunities, information sessions and training programs for working with a variety of organizations that provide mentorship to youth. Listen On-Demand

RCSD State of Our Schools Video & Analysis

Tue, 01/24/2012 - 6:30pm

Interim Superintendent Bolgen Vargas delivered the speech at Wilson Commencement Academy on Genesee St. on January 24, 2012

Live Chat with Newshour about Dropouts

Fri, 02/03/2012 - 1:30pm

The NewsHour's American Graduate team looked at juvenile justice and gang violence as it relates to the dropout crisis, Check out video reports from 2/1/12 and Watch the Archived Chat

More Than a Map(p)

Available Now - The iPhone/iPad App

Check out our free location-based iPhone/iPod app, which allows you to discover the black history all around you, as well as to add map points related to black history wherever you are.

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