Education

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.

Duffy's Future & the Future of Mayoral Control

Fri, 06/11/2010 - 8:30pm - 9:00pm

Tonight on Need to Know Rochester, Mayor Robert Duffy on his political aspirations and the future of mayoral control of Rochester schools.

Mayoral Control Legislation Introduced by Governor

Governor David Paterson has introduced legislation that would give the Mayor of Rochester control over the Rochester City School District.

Mayoral Control: Voices for the Plan

Thu, 06/17/2010 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Robert Brown, president of Laborers' Local 435, and former City Council President Lois Geiss, co-chairs of the Rochester Kids First Coalition, on why they're launching a pro-mayoral control initiative.

Mayoral Control: Voices Against the Plan

Thu, 06/17/2010 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Mayoral control opponents Glenny Williams and Myra Brown speak about their efforts to rally people against the controversial legislation.

History Detectives’ Season 8 on WXXI-TV

Mon, 06/21/2010 - 9:00pm

History Detectives kicks off the eighth season by finding out if Andy Warhol's art is already on the moon.