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.
Regional school officials are calling on New York lawmakers to change the state's formula for doling out funding to rural school districts.
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.
You can now watch this special edition of Need to Know Rochester online as we focus 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.