WXXI's Summer Community Cinema Series Presents "A Girl’s Life"

Tue, 08/17/2010 - 2:00pm

For two weeks in August, WXXI is offering free documentary screenings, followed by lively discussions, that explore youth self-esteem, cultural identity, crime, life choices, and more.  

A Gift as Big as the Great Outdoors

Meet the man behind the largest gift in the history of one local college.

The Impact of NY's Budget Battle on Local Schools

Jody Siegle of the Monroe County School Boards Assocation talked with WXXI's Bob Smith about the impact the state budget negotiations are having on local schools during an interview on 1370 Connection Thursday.

EEOC Complaint Against RCSD May Not be Admissable in Court

A recent ruling against the Rochester City School District by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has led to a lawsuit by a former longtime employee.

Mayoral Control Moves to Next Step in Senate

The New York State Senate will take up the debate over the proposed legislation for mayoral control of Rochester schools after the Assembly passed the measure.

Mayoral Control Public Hearing

A large turnout packed City Council Chambers for a public hearing on proposed legislation to give control of city schools to the mayor.

Lawsuit Threatened Over Mayoral Control

School Board Vice President Van White says he will submit a legal challenge to mayoral control legislation if it is passed by the legislature and signed into law by Governor Paterson.

Stories of Success Inside the RCSD

With all the controversy surrounding Rochester City Schools, there are stories of success in the classroom.

Public Hearing on Mayoral Control on Friday

The State Assembly's Education Committee will hold a public hearing on the proposed legislation that will give control of Rochester schools to the mayor.

The Future of Reading at RIT Conference

A conference on the future of reading at RIT focused on how reading will change in the next decade.