Education

WXXI's African American Educational Awareness Film Series

Sat, 02/26/2011 - 1:00pm

Presents Scarred Justice: The Orangeburg Massacre 1968, which brings to light one of the bloodiest tragedies of the Civil Rights era after four decades of deliberate denial.

WXXI's African American Educational Awareness Film Series

Sat, 02/19/2011 - 1:00pm

Presents Flight to Freedom, a film that traces the evolution of the Slave System and the Freedom Trials of the North.

RCSD Superintendent Brizard on WXXI-TV

WXXI News Director Julie Philipp interviews Rochester City School Superintendent Jean-Claude Brizard on this week's Need to Know Rochester.

Need to Know Rochester on WXXI-TV/HD

Fri, 01/21/2011 - 8:30pm

RCSD Superintendent Jean-Claude Brizard  talks about his speech last night, and his plans for the future.

The Comeback of East High School

In the final part of our series Transforming Rochester Schools, a look inside efforts to turn around the district's largest school: East High School.

Tough Negotiations: RCSD & Teachers

Following months of unsuccessful negotiations for a new teachers' contract, the district and the union are at an impasse.

Previewing Rochester's State of Our Schools Address

This week on Need to Know Rochester, a look ahead to next week's State of our Schools speech by RCSD Superintendent Jean-Claude Brizard.

Mandates: Burden of Proof in Special Education

As part of our Making Sense of Mandates series, a report on New York State's law requiring school districts to bear the burden of proof in special education challenges.

Chautauqua: An American Narrative on WXXI-TV

Mon, 03/07/2011 - 8:00pm

Just 3 hours from Rochester, the Chautauqua Institute has been fostering artists, thinkers and all who wish to learn for 135 years.

Soundprint: Educating Emily

Tue, 01/18/2011 - 10:00pm

Emily has Cerebral Palsy, and is learning not only to communicate, but also to reach her full potential as a human being.