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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.


This American Life: Harper High School, Part 1 & 2

Sun, 02/24/2013 - 6:00pm

This American Life spent five months at Harper High School in Chicago, where last year alone 29 current and recent students were shot. 29.


Begins January 4, 2013

Three young Americans fly to New Zealand and embark on a four-week roadtrip on the other side of the world. 

Talking with Kids About the News & Tragedy: Ages & Stages Approach for Home & Classroom

Developing strategies for discussing today's headlines is especially difficult when tragedy strikes.  Learn how to calm kids' fears, stimulate their minds, and encourage them to think about their place in today's world. WXXI has gathered the best in public media resources from PBS Parents, Arthur, Mr. Rogers, Sesame Street and Newshour Extra for the Classroom to assist you.

On-Demand State of The Re:Union: Summer in Sanctuary – An American Graduate Special

Listen On-Demand State of The Re:Union: Summer in Sanctuary – An American Graduate Special airing on AM 1370

FRONTLINE: Poor Kids On-Demand

Watch On-Demand:
Follow three young girls growing up amidst their families’ struggles against financial ruin. This an intimate portrait of the economic crisis as it’s rarely seen, through the eyes of children.

"Makers: Women Who Make America" Free Screening/Talkback

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

WXXI and the Little Theatre host a free screening of a film that tells how women have helped shape America over the last 50 years. Tell Us Your Makers Stories!

On-Demand of American Graduate Day USA

On-Demand Version of the full-day of broadcasts and outreach event dedicated to engaging our country around the dropout crisis which aired on 9/22/12. Watch On-Demand

FRONTLINE: Dropout Nation On-Demand

Watch Frontline Dropout Nation: On-Demand Witness a high-stakes experiment to rescue students prepared to quit high school without a diploma. 

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