All Past Programming

All Past Programming

Thursday, August 16, 2018 - 11:00am
Join WXXI Kids and Central Library as we celebrate learning all summer long!Come explore, learn, and play at our Exploration Station events in the Children’s Center of the Central Library.
Wednesday, August 8, 2018 - 5:30pm
Teen filmmakers in the Rochester region and throughout the United States are being recognized for their filmmaking skills at this summer’s 2018 Rochester Teen Film Festival. 
Sunday, August 5, 2018 - 4:00am
Raising the next generation of female political leaders.
Tuesday, June 19, 2018 - 8:00pm
A nonspeaking young man dreams of autistic civil rights.
Saturday, June 16, 2018 - 5:00pm
A nonspeaking young man dreams of autistic civil rights.
Saturday, June 16, 2018 - 4:00pm
Big Voice, an award winning feature documentary chronicling a year in the life of the demanding Santa Monica high school choir director pushing his students to achieve artistry and become one big voice despite the obstacles they face.
Tuesday, June 12, 2018 - 9:30pm
Stories of the realities of seeking education for yourselves and your children when you are undocumented.
Tuesday, June 12, 2018 - 9:00am
As graduation season commences, College Week is an insider’s perspective, rarely represented in mainstream media, about a tenacious group of teachers at Spencer Elementary Technology Academy. The school, located in Chicago’s Austin neighborhood, is committed to providing its students with access to technology, while setting high standards of excellence.
Tuesday, June 5, 2018 - 9:30pm
FIRST DEGREE takes viewers inside the infamous Sing Sing maximum security prison and offers a unique window into a college behind bars that prevents released inmates from returning to prison.
Tuesday, June 5, 2018 - 8:00pm
America Reframed: Night School: A year in the life of three students at an arduous night-school program in Indianapolis. One is a single dad who needs a diploma to get better work; another dropped out when she became pregnant almost 40 years ago; and the third dreams of being a nurse.
Friday, June 1, 2018 - 11:55pm
Wondering what to do with your child today? Whether you’re at home, at school, or out running errands, use the Learning Activity Calendar to find fun, simple ways to make reading a part of your everyday life.
Saturday, May 12, 2018 - 4:00pm
Take a ride in a green RV as three road-trippers make their way through the beautiful state of Arizona, interviewing its brilliant citizens along the way! 
Tuesday, April 17, 2018 - 9:00pm
At least 70 percent of people in jail have little to no high school education, and at least 70 percent of the people released end up back in jail. THE CORRIDOR shows the innerworkings and challenges of San Francisco's Five Keys Charter School, that provides inmates the opportunity to earn a high school diploma to prepare them for successful reintegration into their communities. 
Saturday, April 7, 2018 - 9:00pm
One of the most successful high school jazz bands in the country is in Broward County, South Florida. Sweet Dillard chronicles the 2013-2014 school year of the Dillard Center for the Arts Jazz Ensemble, and their inspirational bandleader Christopher Dorsey that insists on all members of the band learn respect for one another.
Saturday, April 7, 2018 - 8:00pm
Big Voice - an award winning feature documentary chronicling a year in the life of the demanding Santa Monica high school choir director pushing his students to achieve artistry and become one big voice despite the obstacles they face.
Saturday, March 10, 2018 - 3:00pm
See how one community is transforming the issues of parents imprisoned, children left behind, and the role of literacy.
Monday, March 5, 2018 - 9:00pm
This film explores the pivotal role historically black colleges and universities have played over the course of 150 years in American history, culture, and identity. 
Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 9:30pm
Discover a reading program run by a group of African-American barbers in Ypsilanti, Michigan in Grooming a Generation.
Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 8:00pm
For Ahkeem is the coming-of-age story of Daje Shelton, a Black 17-year-old girl in North St. Louis. She fights for her future and navigates the marginalized neighborhoods, biased criminal justice policies and economic devastation that have set up many Black youth like her to fail.
Tuesday, February 6, 2018 - 8:00pm
On stage, the Gentlemen of Vision are the team to beat in the world of competitive stepping. Off stage, these young men are growing up in working class suburbs where Ferguson, Missouri is both their backyard and reality.
Monday, January 29, 2018 - 7:00pm
This film explores the pivotal role historically black colleges and universities have played over the course of 150 years in American history, culture, and identity. 
Wednesday, January 24, 2018 - 7:00pm
Explore the story behind the Polynesian pipeline to the NFL through the lives of high school players in Utah.
Tuesday, January 23, 2018 - 7:00pm
Can a school save a community? Oyler: One School, One Year asks just that, telling the story of a Cincinnati public school fighting to break the cycle of poverty.. Airing on WXXI-World 21.2/cable 1275.
Saturday, January 20, 2018 - 3:00pm
The largely invisible and often crushing struggles of young African-American men come vividly — and heroically — to life in All the Difference, which traces the paths of two teens from the South Side of Chicago who dream of graduating from college.
Saturday, January 13, 2018 - 4:00pm
A nonspeaking young man dreams of autistic civil rights.
Monday, January 8, 2018 - 4:00am
Dropping Back In features half-hour programs which introduce Americans that didn't complete high school, theissues they face and the people and programs helping them drop back in and get on with their educations and lives.
Wednesday, November 29, 2017 - 9:00pm
Follow three young girls growing up amidst their families’ struggles against financial ruin. This an intimate portrait of the economic crisis as it’s rarely seen, through the eyes of children. See the new follow-up to their story 5 years later.
Tuesday, November 28, 2017 - 9:00pm
A desire to improve math literacy on the Navajo Nation is met with the Math Circles.
Tuesday, November 28, 2017 - 8:00pm
In rural America, children face the prospect of a compromised future. Class of '27 focuses on early childhood education in struggling communities, highlighting the efforts of people guiding children toward graduating high school in '27.
Tuesday, November 28, 2017 - 7:00pm
Join us for an educator webinar (preK-12) from PBS Learningmedia on how to integrate digital tools and public media into your classroom.
Monday, November 27, 2017 - 8:00pm
The Medicine Game shares the remarkable journey of two brothers from the Onondaga Nation driven by a single goal; to beat the odds and play lacrosse for national powerhouse Syracuse University.
Monday, November 27, 2017 - 7:00pm
For Navajo and Hopi Tribes, running is more than a sport. 
Wednesday, November 22, 2017 - 10:00pm
Follow three young girls growing up amidst their families’ struggles against financial ruin. This an intimate portrait of the economic crisis as it’s rarely seen, through the eyes of children. See the new follow-up to their story 5 years later.
Monday, November 20, 2017 - 1:00pm
Register for a series of FREE Teacher webinars on marine science for preK-2nd grade educators. 
Saturday, November 4, 2017 - 10:00am
WXXI and Curious George are pleased to be a part of the annual Rochester Children's Book Festival.

 

 
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