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
The National Toy Hall of Fame at The Strong has announced the twelve finalists for induction at a ceremony coming in November.
Many Broadway musicals started in a theatre off Broadway, including Sunday in the Park with George, RENT, and Godspell. It is magnificent theatre created year-round, all over Manhattan. From Pulitzer Prize-winning dramas to fun family fare, from laugh-till-you-cry comedies to foot-stomping extravaganzas, there’s something for everyone Off-Broadway.
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?
Interim City School Superintendent Bolgen Vargas and Board President Malik Evans discussed their new plan on WXXI-AM in advance of students returning for the new school year.
Arts education takes center stage on this week’s Stage Notes. Join host Robert Hammond and his guest Bob Sagan, Director of Education and Outreach for the Rochester Broadway Theatre League, as they discuss the state of arts education in Rochester and RBTL’s “jewel educational program,” Stars of Tomorrow.
WXXI and our Voice of the Voter partners want to know what questions you'd like us to ask city school board candidates in a series of interviews that will air before the upcoming Democratic primary.