Education

Survey: Anti-Poverty Initiative Community Priorities

Thu, 07/30/2015 - 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.

The Homestretch On-Demand

Mon, 04/13/2015 - 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

Recognize an American Graduate Champion

Mon, 06/08/2015 - 9:42am

Do you know a champion for education in our community? Recognize them as an American Graduate Champion! Share how they have made the commitment to help children and young people succeed by recognizing them as an American Graduate Champion.

Host Your Own American Promise Screening

February-April, 2014

Host your own screening/discussion of a film that traces the experiences of an African-American boy and his friend at a prestigious private school for 13 years. DVD & Discussion Guide Available.

Innovation Conversation: Middle School Moment

Mon, 09/24/2012 - 7:00pm

Join WXXI’s Innovation Trail for a community conversation event about the dropout crisis in Rochester and upstate New York, part of WXXI American Graduate Week

 

Fizzy's Healthy Recipe Contest

Kids! Submit the healthiest, most delicious and kid-friendly recipes.

Beyond the Blackboard: Building Character in Public Schools

Sun, 09/27/2015 - 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.

From Boots to Books: Student Veterans and the New GI Bill

Sun, 09/20/2015 - 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.

Teaching Teachers

Sun, 09/13/2015 - 9:00pm

This program looks at what it would take to improve American teaching on a wide scale.

The Living Legacy: Black Colleges in the 21st Century

Sun, 09/06/2015 - 9:00pm

As the school season begins, WXXI-AM 1370 brings listeners radio documentaries that address important issues in education.