Kids

Need to Know Rochester Special: A Challenge for Rochester Schools

This week on Need to Know Rochester, an encore presentation of our special program on the plight of black male students in the Rochester City School District.

Rochester After School Programs Get National Recognition

A new national report highlights Rochester as one of the most advanced cities for developing afterschool programs for youth.

WordGirl and SuperWhy are coming to town

Sat, 10/15/2011 - 10:00am

Join WXXI at The Strong for the Museum's Superheroes Weekend, where you'll meet WordGirl and Super Why!

Growing Hope Against Hunger on WXXI-TV

Sun, 10/09/2011 - 7:00pm

During a food drive on Sesame Street, Elmo learns how the struggle with hunger affects a new friend, Lily.

SPECIAL EDITION: Need to Know Rochester

Tue, 11/01/2011 - 8:30pm - 9:00pm

Need to Know Rochester: A Challenge to Rochester Schools focuses on the plight of black male students in the Rochester City School District. They make up a significantly disproportionate number of the students being expelled or referred to special education. And they're much more likely than other students to dropout before earning their diplomas. We'll examine why this is happening, and what might help these boys succeed in school. Watch On-Demand

Toy Hall of Fame Announces Finalists

The National Toy Hall of Fame at The Strong has announced the twelve finalists for induction at a ceremony coming in November.

Mornings on Classical 91.5 September 5th - 9th

Join Brenda Tremblay for bird song, a little news, and music from six to ten

Monday, September 5

Start Labor Day with pieces by J.S. Bach, John Cage, and Amy Beach

Writer’s Almanac: Why Labor Day started & what it’s become

 

 

Tuesday, September 6

Music by Debussy, Paganini, and Beethoven

Composers Datebook: A "well-Krafted" concerto?

Assignment: The World

Thu, 09/13/2012 - 6:00am

Tune in for an all-new season of Assignment: The World.

Homework Hotline

Mon, 09/09/2013 - 5:30pm

Tune for an all new of Homework Hotline!

PBS Kids Goes Green All Week on WXXI-TV

Mon, 09/12/2011 (All day)
Weekdays from September 12-16

Families can join their favorite characters from Curious George, Sesame Street, Super Why! and more as they learn about solar power, pollution, water conservation, biospheres and saving the rainforest.