Education

RCSD Interim Superintendent Anticipates Budget Gap

WXXI's Helene Biandudi reports Interim Superintendent Vargas is looking at ways to close the city school district's projected $41 million gap.

Toy Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

The National Toy Hall of Fame announced three new inductees: Dollhouse, Hot Wheels and the blanket.

Election Preview: Rochester City School Board

WXXI's Helene Biandudi spoke with the candidates for Rochester City School Board about their hopes for the district.

Mornings on Classical 91.5 October 31 - November 4

Join Brenda weekdays from 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.

Monday, October 31     Happy Halloween!

Composers Datebook: Hovhaness in "HOOS-ton"

Writer’s Almanac: Haunted Houses

John Andres hosts

 

Tuesday, November 1

Composers Datebook: Chopin gets out of town

Writer’s Almanac:  “the match of the century”

John Andres hosts

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.

WXXI Program Featured at City School Board Meeting

WXXI's Need to Know Rochester special on the challenges facing African American boys in Rochester was shown and discussed at the Rochester City School Board Thursday night.

Rallying For Rural School Districts

Regional school officials are calling on New York lawmakers to change the state's formula for doling out funding to rural school districts.

Need to Know Rochester: RIT President Bill Destler

This week on Need to Know Rochester, an interview with Rochester Institute of Technology President Bill Destler about a new sustainability education partnership with former President Bill Clinton's Global Initiative.

Who Needs an English Major? The Future of Liberal Arts Education

Sun, 10/16/2011 - 10:00pm

In a troubled economy, it's harder to make the case for a degree in English, or any college major without an obvious career path.

Demystifying Dyslexia on WXXI-TV

Sun, 10/16/2011 - 7:00pm

Demystifying Dyslexia takes viewers on a journey of discovery about the challenges of living and learning with dyslexia.