All Past Programming

All Past Programming

Monday, April 13, 2015 - 10:00pm
This film follows three homeless teens as they fight to stay in school, graduate, and build a future. Watch On-Demand until May 13, 2015
Saturday, July 25, 2015 - 9:30pm
Cognitively challenged teens and young adults stage the original musical, Assuming Assumptions.
Thursday, July 23, 2015 - 8:30pm
Rethinking College, a 25-minute film produced by Think College, explores the growing movement to include students with intellectual disabilities in higher education.
Wednesday, June 17, 2015 - 6:30pm
Join Emily Elizabeth and all her friends as they learn to support each other even when things seem frightening.
Monday, June 15, 2015 - 11:00am
Join Dinosaur Train for a new 1-hour movie special: Dinosaur Train: Zeppelin Adventure
Saturday, June 13, 2015 - 11:30pm
Outside the Box offers insights into the operation of charter schools and examines their short-term and long-term effectiveness.
Thursday, June 11, 2015 - 11:00am
Our Time is Now is a coming-of-age documentary following six New Mexico teenagers as they strive to finish high school, wrestle with personal challenges, and pursue their dreams.
Thursday, June 11, 2015 - 9:30am
The Rule tells a rare story of success. In Newark, New Jersey, where the average high school graduation rate is abysmal, St. Benedict's Prep is the exception - with a near 100 percent college acceptance rate. (3 Re-airs)
Tuesday, June 9, 2015 - 8:00pm
Where God Likes To Be focuses on three young people full of hope and promise - Andrea Running Wolf, Edward Tailfeathers, and Douglas Fitzgerald - following them over the course of a summer that marks a turning point in all of their lives.
Tuesday, June 9, 2015 - 7:00pm
The Medicine Game shares the remarkable journey of two brothers from the Onondaga Nation driven by a single goal; to beat the odds and play lacrosse for national powerhouse Syracuse University.
Tuesday, June 9, 2015 - 11:00am
 Facing Forward: A Student's Story follows the experiences of a struggling seventh-grade student at a rigorous charter school in Cleveland are chronicled. (Airing & Re-air schedule)
Monday, June 8, 2015 - 9:00pm
Race to Nowhere features the heartbreaking stories of students pushed to the brink by over-scheduling, over-testing and the relentless pressure to achieve. 
Monday, June 8, 2015 - 7:00pm
Dropping Back In features half-hour programs which introduce Americans that didn't complete high school, theissues they face and the people and programs helping them drop back in and get on with their educations and lives.
Monday, June 8, 2015 - 4:00pm
Is School Enough? documents vivid examples of where new modes of learning and engagement are taking hold and flourishing.
Monday, June 8, 2015 - 2:00pm
Observe a team of teachers and school leaders dealing with teenagers and pressures on the administration. 
Monday, June 8, 2015 - 6:00am
As Graduation Day approaches, watch American Graduate Week on WXXI-World June 1-9, 2015.  Program highlights, video and schedules available.
Sunday, June 7, 2015 - 10:00pm
Trace the experiences of an African-American boy and his friend at a prestigious private school over 13 years.
Saturday, June 6, 2015 - 10:00pm
America Reframed: If You Build It: Two ambitious designers create a one-of-a-kind learning opportunity at a small NC school, allowing teens to conceptualize and construct a real building. (3 re-air dates)
Saturday, June 6, 2015 - 2:00pm
An eye-opening documentary on the challenges facing Latino students from across the USA. (2 Re-airs)
Friday, June 5, 2015 - 2:00pm
GO PUBLIC: A Day in the Life of an American School District is a 90-minute video document of a single day in an urban public school district, from sun up to long after sundown. 
Thursday, June 4, 2015 - 6:00pm
Race to Nowhere features the heartbreaking stories of students pushed to the brink by over-scheduling, over-testing and the relentless pressure to achieve. 
Tuesday, June 2, 2015 - 7:00pm
From economically challenged rural areas to crime-ridden urban neighborhoods, a diverse range of K-12 public schools in five states are tackling educational reform at the local level.
Tuesday, June 2, 2015 - 2:00pm
In 180 Days: Hartsville features a small town in rural South Carolina, where the entire town is trying to make an exceptional use of their elementary school system with exceptional results, despite the odds.  
Sunday, May 31, 2015 - 9:00pm
Smart technology grants us unprecedented, immediate access to knowledge and to each other—a ubiquitous and seamless presence in everyday life. But is there a downside to all of this connectivity?
Monday, May 25, 2015 - 9:00pm
View intimate portraits of America’s military families as they tells stories of pride and patriotism, sacrifice and resilience.
Tuesday, May 19, 2015 - 3:00pm
This film follows three homeless teens as they fight to stay in school, graduate, and build a future. Watch On-Demand until May 13, 2015
Wednesday, May 13, 2015 - 5:30pm
Join us for a free screening of a collection of mini-documentaries produced by local teens.
Monday, May 11, 2015 - 1:30pm
Join Thomas & Friends for a new 1-hour movie special: Thomas & Friends: The Adventure Begins!
Saturday, May 9, 2015 - 3:00pm
This film shares the journey of a group of teenagers and young adults on the autism spectrum who prepare for an iconic American rite of passage – a Spring Formal.
Monday, May 4, 2015 - 6:30pm
MOVE TO INCLUDE presents a screening and discussion to promote the inclusion of students with intellectual disabilities in higher education. 
Sunday, May 3, 2015 - 9:00pm
Reveal and Center for Public Integrity investigate why more minorities and kids with special needs are ending up with felony charges for acting out in school
Sunday, April 26, 2015 - 3:00pm
Don't miss this warm-hearted documentary about acceptance and diversity.
Monday, April 20, 2015 - 6:00am
Explore the Outdoors with PBS Kids! New Episodes, Games & Activities
Monday, April 13, 2015 - 10:00pm
This film follows three homeless teens as they fight to stay in school, graduate, and build a future.
Thursday, April 9, 2015 - 9:00pm
Explore autism from the point of view of three autistic people: child, teenager and adult. 
Friday, April 3, 2015 - 8:00am
Curious George has spring fever and invites viewers to explore the great outdoors!
Monday, March 30, 2015 - 7:00pm
This film follows three homeless teens as they fight to stay in school, graduate, and build a future.
Sunday, March 29, 2015 - 2:00pm
Watch as students from the Greenwood School memorize, practice and recite the Gettysburg Address.
Sunday, March 22, 2015 - 3:00pm
Thinking Money looks at the psychology behind our best and worst financial decisions.
Monday, February 23, 2015 - 10:00pm
In 1938, the Carnegie Corporation commissioned Swedish sociologist Gunnar Myrdal to begin his landmark study of race and inequality in the United States.
Wednesday, February 18, 2015 - 10:00am
Artwork is disappearing from the Museum of Modern Cookies and Cookie Monster is the prime suspect! 
Saturday, February 14, 2015 - 11:00am
Artwork is disappearing from the Museum of Modern Cookies and Cookie Monster is the prime suspect! The event is sold out! It also airs on WXXI-TV  on 2/16, 2/18, 2/20 at 10am.
Tuesday, February 10, 2015 - 6:00pm
Follow a group of former gang leaders trying to “interrupt” shootings and protect their communities from the violence they once committed.
Tuesday, February 3, 2015 - 8:00pm
According to the Civil Rights Project at Harvard University, the desegregation of U.S. public schools peaked in the ’80s, but since then, schools have become even more segregated.
Tuesday, February 3, 2015 - 2:00pm
Watch and share your thoughts with us.
Monday, January 26, 2015 - 7:00pm
Free screening & panel discussion: A Path Appears Episode 2 - Poverty & Early Childhood Intervention (West Virginia), Teen Pregnancy (Colombia), Forced Child Labor (Haiti) investigates the issues of poverty and the impact on women and children.
Wednesday, December 17, 2014 - 3:00pm
Enjoy the true spirit of the holiday season with Curious George and The Man with Yellow Hat!
Sunday, December 14, 2014 - 11:30am
Scientist, activist, educator, and humanitarian Dr. Walter Cooper joins WXXI President Norm Silverstein
Wednesday, December 3, 2014 - 7:00pm
PBS is Looking for 100 of America's Most Innovative EducatorsApplications accepted from K-12 educators now through Feb. 11, 2015 10:59 PM ET
Monday, November 24, 2014 - 8:00pm
Take a moving look at a new generation of Americans struggling to be both Native and modern.
Monday, November 24, 2014 - 7:00pm
For Navajo and Hopi Tribes, running is more than a sport. 
Monday, November 17, 2014 - 7:00pm
Join the World Channel online film screening and chat that looks at the infant mortality rate in Rochester.
Saturday, November 15, 2014 - 6:30pm
The story of infant mortality in Rochester and what is being done about it. Multiple broadcasts through 11/21.
Thursday, November 13, 2014 - 6:30pm
Join us for a free screen of a film that looks at the infant mortality rate in Rochester, followed by a panel discussion led by Maria Hinojosa. We're sorry but the event is now FULL. Other options: Online Screening 11/17 & On TV &  On-Demand on the web at this site on 11/17.
Monday, November 10, 2014 - 7:00pm
Live Online Screening/Chat: The story of why Southeast Asian Americans have some of the lowest high school completion in the U.S.
Sunday, November 2, 2014 - 10:30pm
Filmmaker Judy Lieff explores the beauty and power of American Sign Language (ASL) poetry in Deaf Jam, the story of deaf teen Aneta Brodski’s bold journey into the spoken word slam scene.
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 - 4:00pm
MAKERS Women in Space Online Screening and Live Chat with NASA Astronaut Shannon LucidWhen: Wednesday, October 29 4-5PM ETConnect to OVEE screening/chat site:  https://ovee.itvs.org/screenings/vb4br
Monday, October 13, 2014 - 10:00pm
A beautifully cinematic, character-driven documentary, Bully puts a human face on the devastating impacts of the most common form of violence experienced by young people in the nation.
Sunday, October 5, 2014 - 9:00pm
Vocational education was once a staple of American schooling
Sunday, October 5, 2014 - 2:00pm
Catch this documentary series in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month. 
Saturday, October 4, 2014 - 5:30pm
Dropping Back In features half-hour programs which introduce some of America’s dropouts, theissues they face and the people and programs helping them drop back in and get on with their educations and lives. Part of WXXI's American Graduate: Let's Make It Happen Initiative:

 

 
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