In a special edition of Need to Know Rochester, WXXI News examines whether the community's efforts to fight childhood obesity are paying off.
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.
Need to Know Rochester: A Challenge to Rochester Schools(2011) 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
The National Toy Hall of Fame at The Strong has announced the twelve finalists for induction at a ceremony coming in November.
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
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