The City of Rochester postponed four public forums to discuss the proposed Mayoral Control of Rochester's schools. WXXI has already begun to host the debate on our air on here on WXXI.org.
A majority of the Rochester area's poor now live outside the city...who are the suburban poor? Why are they falling out of the middle class? And what can be done for all the area's poor, urban and suburban, to help them rise? We ask Elizabeth Kneebone, principal author of a Brookings Institution study on suburban poverty, to discuss her findings.
Governor David Paterson Answers to Upstate as part of a WXXI special. Julie Philipp recaps the Governor's meeting with editors of upstate newspapers. Plus, a one-on-one conversation with NY State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli.
Former Fairport and Rochester school superintendent William Cala takes a critical look at mayoral control of schools in the city.
Leaders of the Jewish Community Federation, including executive director Lawrence Fine, discuss the results of a new community survey.