Education

Intelligence Squared U.S.: The World Would Be Better Off Without Religion

Sun, 12/18/2011 - 10:00pm

Does religion breed intolerance and violence? Or has it primarily been a source for good, imbuing followers with purpose and encouraging moral behavior?

The Dropout Dilemma on WXXI-TV/HD

Thu, 12/15/2011 - 8:00pm

An American Graduate town hall meeting that looks at how the Rochester City School District's high drop out rate is impacting our community. Watch On-Demand:

Lessons in Learning from Detroit

PBS NewsHour's Hari Sreenivasan reports on lessons in education that can be learned form the experience of public schools in struggling Detroit.

ROC the Day

Wed, 12/12/2012 - 12:01am

Support WXXI's educational programs by participating in this one-day giving event.

Intelligence Squared U.S.: Too Many Kids Go To College

Sun, 12/11/2011 - 10:00pm

Would top students with an entrepreneurial bent be better off foregoing college and instead trying to become the next Steve Jobs? Watch or Listen On-Demand

Frederick Douglass Institute Celebrates 25 Years

WXXI News Director Julie Philipp interviews Cilas Kemedijo, the Director of the Frederick Douglass Institute for African and African-American Studies about celebrating 25 years of the Frederick Douglass Institute at the University of Rochester.

The Great Lakes Region: Facing the Future

Mon, 11/21/2011 - 3:00pm

Hear some of the region's best minds debate whether a unified Great Lakes region is possible.

Need to Know Rochester: Frederick Douglass Institute

This week on Need to Know Rochester, celebrating 25 years of the Frederick Douglass Institute at the University of Rochester and a sneak preview of Garth Fagan's newest creation on stage.

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.