Education

WXXI's African American Educational Awareness Film Series

Sat, 02/19/2011 - 1:00pm

Presents Flight to Freedom, a film that traces the evolution of the Slave System and the Freedom Trials of the North.

RCSD Superintendent Brizard on WXXI-TV

WXXI News Director Julie Philipp interviews Rochester City School Superintendent Jean-Claude Brizard on this week's Need to Know Rochester.

Need to Know Rochester on WXXI-TV/HD

Fri, 01/21/2011 - 8:30pm

RCSD Superintendent Jean-Claude Brizard  talks about his speech last night, and his plans for the future.

The Comeback of East High School

In the final part of our series Transforming Rochester Schools, a look inside efforts to turn around the district's largest school: East High School.

Tough Negotiations: RCSD & Teachers

Following months of unsuccessful negotiations for a new teachers' contract, the district and the union are at an impasse.

Previewing Rochester's State of Our Schools Address

This week on Need to Know Rochester, a look ahead to next week's State of our Schools speech by RCSD Superintendent Jean-Claude Brizard.

Mandates: Burden of Proof in Special Education

As part of our Making Sense of Mandates series, a report on New York State's law requiring school districts to bear the burden of proof in special education challenges.

Chautauqua: An American Narrative on WXXI-TV

Mon, 03/07/2011 - 8:00pm

Just 3 hours from Rochester, the Chautauqua Institute has been fostering artists, thinkers and all who wish to learn for 135 years.

Soundprint: Educating Emily

Tue, 01/18/2011 - 10:00pm

Emily has Cerebral Palsy, and is learning not only to communicate, but also to reach her full potential as a human being.

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Four Eastman students have made classical music station WQXR's list of Top Five Viral Videos of 2010. When the quartet Breaking Wind performed a fully choreographed Lady Gaga medley in wigs and sunglasses, “it wasn’t just funny; it was inspired,” writes Amanda Angel. One of these players is interning at WXXI, but so far, she’s left her blonde wig at home.