education

Pandemic Academics: How can students be fairly graded while learning at home?

Schools were abruptly closed in mid-March as the coronavirus crisis reached local communities. In the second part of a WXXI News series on the impacts...
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Wed, 05/20/2020 - 12:45pm
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Pandemic Academics: How are students coping with at-home learning?

The coronavirus crisis has disrupted daily life in countless ways. For schools, the last two months have been an unplanned experiment in remote learning...
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Tue, 05/19/2020 - 12:43pm
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Connections: New Rochester City School District Superintendent Lesli Myers-Small

The Rochester City School District has a new superintendent. On Monday, the district named Lesli Myers-Small its new leader. Her appointment follows the...
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Tue, 05/19/2020 - 10:10am
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Connections: What has the pandemic taught us about remote learning?

Governor Andrew Cuomo recently said that the pandemic should change the way we approach schools. He said that with technology, and our new experience...
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Thu, 05/14/2020 - 10:14am
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Connections: Discussing how the digital divide is affecting local students during the pandemic

When schools closed in March and teachers and students were pushed to online learning settings, the transition proved difficult for students who lack...
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Wed, 05/06/2020 - 10:21am
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Connections: Christopher Albrecht on his new book, "Unconventionally Successful"

A former New York State Teacher of the Year joins us to discuss the challenge of teaching during a pandemic. Christopher Albrecht teaches fourth grade...
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Mon, 04/20/2020 - 10:13am
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Connections: Discussing WXXI's new digital series, "I Can Be What?!"

WXXI has launched a new digital series for kids called "I Can Be What?!" With two-and-a-half million students across the state learning from home during...
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Fri, 04/10/2020 - 10:14am
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Connections: Rochester City School Board Commissioners discuss the state of the district's budget

There's a heated debate happening regarding what to cut, and what to keep, in Rochester city schools. We recently spoke to Superintendent Terry Dade;...
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Thu, 04/09/2020 - 10:15am
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Connections: RCSD Superintendent Terry Dade on his draft budget

Rochester City School District Superintendent Terry Dade joins us to talk about his draft budget. He discusses the challenging decisions facing the...
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Mon, 03/30/2020 - 9:42am
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WXXI announces new daytime “learn at home” schedule

In response to area school closings due to the coronavirus, WXXI-TV will begin broadcasting a “Learn At Home” schedule in support of families, educators...
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Wed, 03/18/2020 - 1:25pm
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