All Past Programming

All Past Programming

Friday, September 15, 2017 - 6:00am
WXXI Kids 24/7 is a TV channel and livestream dedicated to PBS KIDS programming when and where you want it.
Tuesday, April 17, 2018 - 9:00pm
At least 70 percent of people in jail have little to no high school education, and at least 70 percent of the people released end up back in jail. THE CORRIDOR shows the innerworkings and challenges of San Francisco's Five Keys Charter School, that provides inmates the opportunity to earn a high school diploma to prepare them for successful reintegration into their communities. 
Saturday, April 7, 2018 - 9:00pm
One of the most successful high school jazz bands in the country is in Broward County, South Florida. Sweet Dillard chronicles the 2013-2014 school year of the Dillard Center for the Arts Jazz Ensemble, and their inspirational bandleader Christopher Dorsey that insists on all members of the band learn respect for one another.
Saturday, April 7, 2018 - 8:00pm
Big Voice - an award winning feature documentary chronicling a year in the life of the demanding Santa Monica high school choir director pushing his students to achieve artistry and become one big voice despite the obstacles they face.
Saturday, March 10, 2018 - 3:00pm
See how one community is transforming the issues of parents imprisoned, children left behind, and the role of literacy.
Monday, March 5, 2018 - 9:00pm
This film explores the pivotal role historically black colleges and universities have played over the course of 150 years in American history, culture, and identity. 
Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 9:30pm
Discover a reading program run by a group of African-American barbers in Ypsilanti, Michigan in Grooming a Generation.
Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 8:00pm
For Ahkeem is the coming-of-age story of Daje Shelton, a Black 17-year-old girl in North St. Louis. She fights for her future and navigates the marginalized neighborhoods, biased criminal justice policies and economic devastation that have set up many Black youth like her to fail.
Tuesday, February 6, 2018 - 8:00pm
On stage, the Gentlemen of Vision are the team to beat in the world of competitive stepping. Off stage, these young men are growing up in working class suburbs where Ferguson, Missouri is both their backyard and reality.
Monday, January 29, 2018 - 7:00pm
This film explores the pivotal role historically black colleges and universities have played over the course of 150 years in American history, culture, and identity. 
Friday, January 26, 2018 - 7:00pm
D.W. and The Beastly Birthday is an ARTHUR movie special coming to  Family Movie Night, on the WXXI Kids 24/7 channel.
Wednesday, January 24, 2018 - 7:00pm
Explore the story behind the Polynesian pipeline to the NFL through the lives of high school players in Utah.
Tuesday, January 23, 2018 - 7:00pm
Can a school save a community? Oyler: One School, One Year asks just that, telling the story of a Cincinnati public school fighting to break the cycle of poverty.. Airing on WXXI-World 21.2/cable 1275.
Saturday, January 20, 2018 - 3:00pm
The largely invisible and often crushing struggles of young African-American men come vividly — and heroically — to life in All the Difference, which traces the paths of two teens from the South Side of Chicago who dream of graduating from college.
Friday, January 19, 2018 - 7:00pm
ODD SQUAD: WORLD TURNED ODD In a new ODD SQUAD movie, Oona, Olympia, and Otis accidentally change the past. They undo every odd case Odd Squad ever solved. The agents embark on a mission across time to set things right. Premieres January 15 at 8-9 am & January 19 at 4pm on WXXI-TV and as part of WXXI Kids 24/7 Family Movie Night and live stream on January 19-21 at 7pm. 
Saturday, January 13, 2018 - 4:00pm
A nonspeaking young man dreams of autistic civil rights.
Friday, January 12, 2018 - 7:00pm
WordGirl The Rise of Miss Power comes to Family Movie Night on WXXI Kids 24/7.
Monday, January 8, 2018 - 4:00am
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.
Friday, January 5, 2018 - 7:00pm
Nature Cat: Ocean Commotion is a NEW Nature Cat movie special coming to “PBS KIDS Family Night, on the new WXXI Kids 24/7 channel.
Wednesday, November 29, 2017 - 9:00pm
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. See the new follow-up to their story 5 years later.
Tuesday, November 28, 2017 - 9:00pm
A desire to improve math literacy on the Navajo Nation is met with the Math Circles.
Tuesday, November 28, 2017 - 8:00pm
In rural America, children face the prospect of a compromised future. Class of '27 focuses on early childhood education in struggling communities, highlighting the efforts of people guiding children toward graduating high school in '27.
Tuesday, November 28, 2017 - 7:00pm
Join us for an educator webinar (preK-12) from PBS Learningmedia on how to integrate digital tools and public media into your classroom.
Monday, November 27, 2017 - 8:00pm
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.
Monday, November 27, 2017 - 7:00pm
For Navajo and Hopi Tribes, running is more than a sport. 
Wednesday, November 22, 2017 - 10:00pm
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. See the new follow-up to their story 5 years later.
Monday, November 20, 2017 - 1:00pm
Register for a series of FREE Teacher webinars on marine science for preK-2nd grade educators. 
Friday, November 10, 2017 - 7:00pm
It's Family Movie Night: Wild Kratts Alaska: Hero's Journey. See it on Friday, Saturday or Sunday at 7pm on WXXI Kids 24/7.
Saturday, November 4, 2017 - 10:00am
WXXI and Curious George are pleased to be a part of the annual Rochester Children's Book Festival.
Saturday, October 14, 2017 - 2:00pm
Broadcast live from Tisch WNET Studios in NYC, the 6th annual American Graduate Day
Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 6:00pm
The skills gap, largely notable in the construction trades but rapidly expanding to other occupations, is being driven, in part, by the retirement of baby boomers and the denigration of ‘blue collar’ work. How can schools help students fill the gap.
Tuesday, October 10, 2017 - 9:30pm
FIRST DEGREE takes viewers inside the infamous Sing Sing maximum security prison and offers a unique window into a college behind bars that prevents released inmates from returning to prison.
Tuesday, October 10, 2017 - 9:00pm
Follow 5 high school students on their journey to graduate and succeed, while facing challenges including poverty, violence and drug abuse
Tuesday, October 10, 2017 - 7:00pm
Facing Forward: A Student's Story follows the experiences of a struggling seventh-grade student at a rigorous charter school in Cleveland are chronicled. 
Tuesday, October 10, 2017 - 6:00pm
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.
Monday, October 9, 2017 - 7:00pm
A small town in rural South Carolina is trying to make an exceptional use of their elementary school system with exceptional results, despite the odds.  
Thursday, October 5, 2017 - 8:30pm
We all want our teens to be happy and carefree, but the reality is that teen depression is a legitimate and life-changing disease.
Thursday, October 5, 2017 - 5:00pm
WXXI's Education Department invites PreK-12th grade teachers and school professionals to an evening of learning and networking!
Monday, October 2, 2017 - 7:00pm
Stories of the realities of seeking education for yourselves and your children when you are undocumented.
Tuesday, September 19, 2017 - 9:30pm
Maria has always been a silent fixture in Mr. Ratburn’s third-grade class. But her time to speak has finally come.
Friday, September 15, 2017 - 7:00pm
It's Family Movie Night!  Check out The Peg + Cat Save the World on the WXXI Kids 24/7 channel airing Friday, September 15 at 7pm, repeating on Saturday and Sunday evenings at the same time. Get ready with these fun activities!
Tuesday, September 12, 2017 - 8:00pm
America Reframed: Night School: A year in the life of three students at an arduous night-school program in Indianapolis. One is a single dad who needs a diploma to get better work; another dropped out when she became pregnant almost 40 years ago; and the third dreams of being a nurse.
Monday, September 11, 2017 - 4:30pm
Cognitively challenged teens and young adults stage the original musical, Assuming Assumptions.
Friday, September 8, 2017 - 7:00pm
It's Family Movie Night! All hail King Daniel! Watch Daniel Tiger’s day as the king in a new special episode of Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood  King Daniel for The Day on the WXXI Kids 24/7 channel Friday September 8 at 7pm, repeating on Saturday and Sunday evenings at the same time. Get ready with these fun activities!
Wednesday, September 6, 2017 - 6:30pm
Cognitively challenged teens and young adults stage the original musical, Assuming Assumptions.
Friday, September 1, 2017 - 7:00pm
D.W. and The Beastly Birthday is an ARTHUR movie special coming to  Family Movie Night, on the WXXI Kids 24/7 channel.
Wednesday, August 30, 2017 - 7:30pm
Raising Bertie is an intimate portrait of three African American boys as they face a precarious coming of age in rural Bertie County, North Carolina.
Monday, August 28, 2017 - 10:00pm
Raising Bertie is an intimate portrait of three African American boys as they face a precarious coming of age in rural Bertie County, North Carolina.
Wednesday, August 9, 2017 - 5:30pm
Teen filmmakers in the Rochester region and throughout the United States are being recognized for their filmmaking skills at this summer’s 2017 Rochester Teen Film Festival. 
Friday, August 4, 2017 - 7:00pm
Splash and Bubbles Marathon is coming to #FamilyMovieNight, on WXXI Kids 24/7 channel.
Tuesday, July 25, 2017 - 4:00pm
Buddy meets Dennis Deinocheirus – a kid who knows even more dinosaur facts than he does!
Tuesday, July 25, 2017 - 7:30am
Maria has always been a silent fixture in Mr. Ratburn’s third-grade class. But her time to speak has finally come.
Friday, July 21, 2017 - 7:00pm
It's Family Movie Night: Wild Kratts Special: Creatures of the Deep Sea. See it on Friday July 21, Saturday July 22 or July 23 at 7pm.
Friday, July 14, 2017 - 8:30pm
Follow three boys as they navigate the often-treacherous road between childhood and adolescence in an economically depressed Missouri town.
Friday, July 14, 2017 - 7:00pm
It's Family Movie Night!  Check out Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood Marathon on the WXXI Kids 24/7 channel Friday July 14 at 7pm, repeating on Saturday and Sunday evenings at the same time. Get ready with these fun activities!
Friday, July 14, 2017 - 8:30am
Maria has always been a silent fixture in Mr. Ratburn’s third-grade class. But her time to speak has finally come.
Thursday, July 6, 2017 - 11:00am
Celebrate Summer Learning with WXXI Kids, and Central Library! Come play at Exploration Stations in the Children’s Center of the Central Library. Do fun hands-on activities and keep the learning going all summer long!
Thursday, June 15, 2017 - 11:00am
Select days in June!
Join WXXI and select Monroe County Library branches as we host special Splash & Bubbles themed events! 
Thursday, February 2, 2017 - 9:42am
VIDEO: Do you know about WXXI's Educational Services and American Graduate Initiative? Learn more through this short video about our cradle to career approach.
Wednesday, February 1, 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.)

 

 
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