NOVA: "School of the Future"

(Rochester, NY) - Explore the science behind the headlines in PBS’ premier science series. With compelling stories and spectacular visuals, NOVA programs demystify science and technology for viewers of all ages and spotlight people involved in scientific pursuits. Watch School of the Future on Wednesday, September 14, 2016 at 9pm on WXXI-TV.

School of the Future is a 2-hour NOVA special that will explore how science and technology are transforming the way we learn and teach. This documentary takes viewers on a journey from the laboratory to the classroom; from where the latest advances in learning science are being uncovered to where these new ideas are being put into practice. Teachers, students, parents and innovators take center stage to demonstrate what is helping them make a difference—and overcome challenges—in the classroom.

School of the Future is part of SPOTLIGHT EDUCATION, a special week of programming September 12-17 that focuses on the state of education. The schedule features eleven films and documentaries like locally produced Confronting the Wall and the Need to Know special, Schools for South Sudan, as well as special episodes of NOVA, Frontiline and PBS NewsHour, and a new Ted Talks. The week concludes with the 5th annual AMERICAN GRADUATE DAY, a special broadcast on Saturday, September 17 from 2-6pm, celebrating individuals and non-profit organizations dedicated to helping youth stay on track to high school graduation. To learn more visit,



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