Education

On-Demand: Frontline: The Education of Michelle Rhee

On-Demand Program: Examine the legacy of controversial former chancellor of Washington, DC, public schools, Michelle Rhee.

On-Demand: TAVIS SMILEY REPORTS: Education Under Arrest

On-Demand Program: Explore the connection between the juvenile justice system and the dropout rate among American teens

On-Demand:180 Days: A Year Inside An American High School


On-Demand Series:
Observe a team of teachers and school leaders dealing with teenagers and pressures on the administration. Access discussion guides to hold your own talkback!

Grit, Luck and Money: Preparing Kids for College and Getting Them Through

Sun, 04/07/2013 - 9:00pm

More people are attending college than ever before, but many aren't finishing. Among low-income students, only nine percent complete a bachelor's degree by age 24.

#SheDocs Online Film Festival

Mon, 03/11/2013 - 2:00pm

Free online, March 1 – 31

#SheDocs brings you the best independent documentaries that tell the stories of women and girls defying odds and rising to leadership positions throughout history. Ten free films will be available online from March 1 – 31 in celebration of Women’s History Month and International Women’s Day!

TAVIS SMILEY REPORTS: Education Under Arrest

Fri, 09/27/2013 - 6:00pm

Tavis Smiley looks at the connection between the juvenile justice system and the dropout rate among American teens

180 Days: A Year Inside An American High School

Thu, 09/26/2013 - 7:00pm

Observe a team of teachers and school leaders dealing with teenagers and pressures on the administration. 

Screening/Talkback: 180 Days: A Year Inside An American High School

Mon, 03/18/2013 - 7:00pm

Join us for a preview screening of this intimate portrait of life for the first graduating class of Washington Metropolitan High School.

Original Minds on WXXI-TV

Tue, 09/25/2012 - 10:00am

Five teenagers stigmatized by being in Special Ed. struggle to articulate how their brains work, and discover that they are smarter than they thought.