Education

Brizard's Sweeping Changes Outlined

Rochester City School Superintendent Jean-Claude Brizard presented his plan to reconfigure schools to the school board.

WXXI to Televise Forum on Mayoral Control

WXXI will host a live televised forum Thursday, April 1 at 8:00pm on Mayor Robert Duffy's proposal to take over control of Rochester City Schools.

High School Graduation Rates Announced

The New York State Education Department released its report on High School Graduation Rates locally.

New Poll Coming on Mayoral Control of RCSD

The Center for Governmental Research will conduct a survey of 2,000 Rochester residents to get their opinions on the possibility of Mayor Duffy taking control of Rochester City Schools.

Former Proponent Now a Critic of "No Child Left Behind"

Former Assistant Secretary of Education Diane Ravitch once supported "No Child Left Behind," but now she is openly critical of the policy.

City Council's Carolee Conklin on Mayoral Control

The Finance Committe Chair talks about the possibility of Mayoral Control of Rochester Schools.

For Love of Liberty: The Story of America's Black Patriots

Sun, 02/03/2013 - 12:00pm

From those early struggles to our current battles against global terrorism, African-Americans have risked their lives in defense of this nation in the dual effort to preserve freedom for their country while attempting to acquire it for themselves.

Eyes of Me, a free screening event at WXXI's Studios

Tue, 02/16/2010 - 7:00pm

WXXI held our first Community Cinema event Tuesday February 16 featuring a screening of the film "Eyes of Me." Community Cinema is a free monthly screening series featuring films from the Emmy Award-winning PBS series Independent Lens.

Need to Know: John Robinson

Sun, 01/24/2010 - 12:30pm

Born a congenital amputee, John Robinson is living the life of his dreams. He shares his story with Need to Know.

1370 Connection: John Robinson

Host Bob Smith talks with John Robinson, who was born a congenital amputee but never let that slow him down.