All Past Programming

All Past Programming

Thursday, July 30, 2015 - 5:16pm
Survey: United Way is asking for your feedback on the Rochester-Monroe Anti-Poverty Initiative. Please considering sharing your thoughts by taking their survey.
Monday, June 29, 2015 - 12:00pm
Celebrate Summer Learning with WXXI, PBS 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! 
Monday, June 29, 2015 - 6:00am
WXXI/PBS KIDS offers FREE, fun and educational content, tools and events for families this summer!
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, February 6, 2016 - 9:30pm
Despite poverty, racism and limited opportunity, Summer Hill – and its segregated school – flourished for four generations.
Wednesday, February 3, 2016 - 6:00pm
What does it take for our children to thrive? How might the nation better assure the conditions all young children need for a strong start?
Tuesday, February 2, 2016 - 6:00pm
In 1938, the Carnegie Corporation commissioned Swedish sociologist Gunnar Myrdal to begin his landmark study of race and inequality in the United States.
Monday, January 25, 2016 - 7:00pm
Follow four Polynesian high school football players in Utah as they struggle to overcome gang violence, family pressures, and poverty as they enter the high stakes world of college recruiting and the promise of pro sports. 
Monday, January 18, 2016 - 8:00am
PBS KIDS new series NATURE CAT follows Fred, a house cat who dreams of exploring the great outdoors. In each episode, once his family leaves for the day, Fred transforms into Nature Cat, “backyard explorer extraordinaire.”
Sunday, December 27, 2015 - 7:00pm
Delight in this family comedy with a nose-clenching twist.
Friday, December 25, 2015 - 6:00am
Everyone's favorite aardvark gives kids a new spin on seasonal traditions in a one-hour special that shows children many ways to celebrate the holidays.
Thursday, December 24, 2015 - 1:30pm
The Cat, Nick, and Sally journey to Freezeyourknees Snowland to help a lost reindeer find his way home in time for Christmas.
Thursday, December 24, 2015 - 12:30pm
Adorable, spirited Peg and her sidekick Cat embark on three holiday adventures and learn foundational math concepts and skills
Thursday, December 24, 2015 - 8:00am
Enjoy the true spirit of the holiday season with Curious George and The Man with Yellow Hat!
Thursday, December 24, 2015 - 7:00am
It’s Christmas time and the Wild Kratts are taking a break from creature adventuring to celebrate.
Wednesday, December 9, 2015 - 12:00pm
Join the Super Readers as they jump into a book about Hanukkah to learn more about the holiday.
Sunday, December 6, 2015 - 7:30am
Clifford’s Puppy Days celebrates Hanukah with this holiday special.
Tuesday, December 1, 2015 - 12:33pm
PBS & WXXI Are Looking for America’s Most Innovative EducatorApplications accepted December 1, 2015  -February 8, 2016Are you a digital superstar at your school? If you are creatively integrating digital media and technology in your classroom, apply to the 2016 PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovators Program.
Wednesday, November 25, 2015 - 7:47am
PBS KIDS new series NATURE CAT follows Fred, a house cat who dreams of exploring the great outdoors. In each episode, once his family leaves for the day, Fred transforms into Nature Cat, “backyard explorer extraordinaire.”
Tuesday, November 17, 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, November 17, 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.
Saturday, November 7, 2015 - 10:00am
WXXI and Elmo are pleased to be a part of the annual Rochester Children's Book Festival.
Friday, November 6, 2015 - 8:00pm
Take a moving look at a new generation of Americans struggling to be both Native and modern.
Friday, November 6, 2015 - 7:00pm
For Navajo and Hopi Tribes, running is more than a sport. 
Monday, November 2, 2015 - 12:33pm
What to bring for Thanksgiving? How about the StoryCorps App! Make history with us: Interview an elder or mentor for the Great Thanksgiving Listen.
Friday, October 30, 2015 - 7:30pm
Hang onto your hats, Halloween is almost here!
Tuesday, October 20, 2015 - 3:30pm
Join Paul Siefken as he shares how public media is carrying on the legacy of Fred Rogers, and learn more about WXXI's Education Services.
Monday, October 5, 2015 - 4:00pm
This October is “Odd-tober” on WXXI-TV, with an all-new Odd Squad one-hour special and the return of Halloween-themed family favorites from various PBS KIDS series.
Saturday, October 3, 2015 - 11:00am
American Graduate Day returns to WXXI-TV and on City 12 on Saturday, October 3, 2015 from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. 
Sunday, September 27, 2015 - 9:00pm
In the 1940s, British headmaster Kurt Hahn set up a wilderness school to teach the skills young men needed to survive World War II: leadership, persistence, working together.
Sunday, September 20, 2015 - 9:00pm
The longest war in American history is drawing to a close. Now, those serving are coming home, and many hope to use higher education to build better lives.
Sunday, September 13, 2015 - 9:00pm
This program looks at what it would take to improve American teaching on a wide scale.
Sunday, September 13, 2015 - 2:00pm
Watch as students from the Greenwood School memorize, practice and recite the Gettysburg Address.
Monday, September 7, 2015 - 4:00pm
As summer winds down and hurricane season begins, there's a storm brewing in Elwood City, and everyone's affected.
Sunday, September 6, 2015 - 9:00pm
As the school season begins, WXXI-AM 1370 brings listeners radio documentaries that address important issues in education.
Saturday, September 5, 2015 - 12:00pm
Check out live interviews with children's authors LIVE from the National Book Festival, hosted by PBS Newshour BookViewNow.The National Book Festival will be held Saturday, September 5th at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in DC. Live stream coverage of the event will air from 12 noon until 6 p.m. ET, with interviews tentatively scheduled with children's authors.  Watch On-Demand
Wednesday, August 19, 2015 - 3:00pm
Adventures await America's favorite little monkey!
Monday, August 17, 2015 - 12:30pm
Who knew selling lemonade could be such a BIG PROBLEM? 
Wednesday, August 5, 2015 - 5:30pm
See the winning entries from this collaborative, juried media competition.
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 - 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

 

 
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