Education

Raising 100,000 Voices Free Public Screening at the Dryden Theatre

Sun, 05/02/2010 - 2:30pm

Please join us for a special screening more than 30 mini-documentaries produced by local teens who share, through film, the issues they face as emerging adults.

Diane Ravitch on Mayoral Control

Urban education expert Diane Ravitch explains her conclusions about the relationship between school governance and student achievement.

Learning Business on Spring Break

The Biz Kid$ program teaches students financial literacy and entrepreneurial skills with hands on training.

Money to Encourage Girls' Interest in Science & Technology

A $300,000 donation will fund efforts to spark continued interest in math & engineering careers among girls & young women.

When Families Grieve on WXXI-TV

Wed, 04/14/2010 - 8:00pm

Katie Couric and the Sesame Street Muppets help families cope with death, presenting strategies that are child-appropriate and useful for the whole family.

Among the Righteous: Lost Stories from the Holocaust in Arab Lands

Mon, 04/12/2010 - 10:00pm

This new documentary chronicles one man’s post-9/11 quest to challenge the deep problem of Holocaust denial in the Arab world.

Intelligence Squared US: Are Teachers' Unions to Blame for Our Failing Schools? on AM 1370

Sun, 04/11/2010 - 10:00pm

Could the teachers unions be protecting so many poorly performing teachers that they are failing the whole educational system?

Growing Greener Schools on WXXI-TV

Thu, 04/01/2010 - 10:00pm

Growing Greener Schools takes a look at green education and engaging students in green schoolyards and gardens, transportation, recycling, stewardship and more.

Point by Point: A Forum on Mayoral Control of Rochester City Schools on WXXI-TV

Thu, 04/01/2010 - 8:00pm

Mayor Bob Duffy and Rochester City School District Board President Malik Evans will meet at WXXI studios to answer questions regarding mayorial control of city schools. Watch it online!

Brizard's Sweeping Changes Outlined

Rochester City School Superintendent Jean-Claude Brizard presented his plan to reconfigure schools to the school board.