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Mayoral Control Week on 1370 Connection: Parents, Experts & Politicians

The City of Rochester postponed four public forums to discuss the proposed Mayoral Control of Rochester's schools. WXXI has already begun to host the debate on our air on here on WXXI.org.

LIVE Webcast: NTSB Hearing on Buffalo Plane Crash

Last year's deadly plane crash near Buffalo is the focus of a hearing you can watch now via a LIVE webcast.

Latest on New Theater from RBTL's Rothschild

Rochester Broadway Theatre League Board Chair Arnold Rothschild gives an update on the latest developments in choosing a new theater site.

Poverty: It's Not Just An Inner City Problem Any More

Tue, 02/02/2010 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm

A majority of the Rochester area's poor now live outside the city...who are the suburban poor? Why are they falling out of the middle class? And what can be done for all the area's poor, urban and suburban, to help them rise? We ask Elizabeth Kneebone, principal author of a Brookings Institution study on suburban poverty, to discuss her findings.

Duffy Releases Draft Schools Proposal

Rochester's mayor has released his draft proposal for mayoral control to the public.

The draft proposal is the public's first opportunity to read some of the specifics on how the Mayor's plan would work.

New York Nets Millions for High Speed Rail

After a long wait, New York's application for federal rail dollars is successful.

Learn more during All Things Considered beginning at 4 p.m. on WXXI-AM 1370.

Comptroller Report Critical of RCSD

Hear what the comptroller criticized the district for during All Things Considered beginning at 4pm on WXXI-AM 1370.

Paterson Answers to Upstate; DiNapoli One-on-One

Fri, 01/29/2010 - 8:30pm - 9:00pm

Governor David Paterson Answers to Upstate as part of a WXXI special. Julie Philipp recaps the Governor's meeting with editors of upstate newspapers. Plus, a one-on-one conversation with NY State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli.

Mayoral Control of Schools

Fri, 01/29/2010 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Former Fairport and Rochester school superintendent William Cala takes a critical look at mayoral control of schools in the city.

Surveying Rochester's Jewish Population

Thu, 01/28/2010 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Leaders of the Jewish Community Federation, including executive director Lawrence Fine, discuss the results of a new community survey.