Education

Former Proponent Now a Critic of "No Child Left Behind"

Former Assistant Secretary of Education Diane Ravitch once supported "No Child Left Behind," but now she is openly critical of the policy.

City Council's Carolee Conklin on Mayoral Control

The Finance Committe Chair talks about the possibility of Mayoral Control of Rochester Schools.

For Love of Liberty: The Story of America's Black Patriots

Sun, 02/03/2013 - 12:00pm

From those early struggles to our current battles against global terrorism, African-Americans have risked their lives in defense of this nation in the dual effort to preserve freedom for their country while attempting to acquire it for themselves.

Eyes of Me, a free screening event at WXXI's Studios

Tue, 02/16/2010 - 7:00pm

WXXI held our first Community Cinema event Tuesday February 16 featuring a screening of the film "Eyes of Me." Community Cinema is a free monthly screening series featuring films from the Emmy Award-winning PBS series Independent Lens.

Need to Know: John Robinson

Sun, 01/24/2010 - 12:30pm

Born a congenital amputee, John Robinson is living the life of his dreams. He shares his story with Need to Know.

1370 Connection: John Robinson

Host Bob Smith talks with John Robinson, who was born a congenital amputee but never let that slow him down.

The Human Spark

Fri, 08/05/2011 - 7:00pm

Tune in for all three episodes as host Alan Alda searches for the origin and nature of uniquely human abilities - the "human spark."

Rochester Schools: Creating a Masterpiece?

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Special Coverage Area: RCSD Strategic Plan

Rochester City School Superintendent Jean-Claude Brizard unveiled his strategic plan the same week Mayor Robert Duffy said he wants to take over control of city schools - a controversial position at a challenging time.

Brizard's strategic plan for the district focuses on the phrase: "Every child is a work of art.

U of R Turning Federal Stimulus Dollars into Research

The University of Rochester has received $35-million for research activities.

Workplace U

Sun, 11/22/2009 - 10:00pm

There's a movement to turn workplaces into classrooms; does it work?