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WVIA's Summer Reading Challenge Winners

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We're excited to announce that Vivian Sedlack and Morgan Madar are the winners of the first Statewide Summer Reading Challenge!

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Breanna Burd - 2018 Great Teachers Essay Contest Winner

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Breanna Burd of Southern Columbia is WVIA's 2018 Great Teachers Essay Contest winner for her essay about her teacher, Claire Campbell

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Alana Gadola - 2018 Great Teachers Essay Contest Winner

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Alana Gadola of Hazleton Area is WVIA's 2018 Great Teachers Essay Contest Winner for her essay about her teacher Angela Glowatch

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Live Action Stop-Animation Educators Workshop from Box of Light

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Helping teachers incorporate stop animation in their classroom to develop information synthesis and collaboration in their students through any subject area.

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Educators Invited to Connect with Award-Winning Television Series

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Teachers, guidance counselors, education administrators and homeschooling parents interested in incorporating practical experiences and career exploration into lesson planning are invited to take part in a free workshop – “Working Class: Connecting Classrooms & Careers” – on Thursday, November 30, from 9-11 a.m., at WVIA Public Media Studios in Pittston.

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NPR Presents Michel Martin: Going There - Civics 101: What Does It Mean To Be A Good Citizen?

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Tuesday, June 6th at 7pm

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2017 PBS Digital Innovators Program

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Are you a classroom changemaker? Applications for the PBS Digital Innovator program are being accepted now through February 12, 2017.

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It’s Time to Make Screen Time Family Time

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Today’s children have access to multiple screens – from television and tablets to laptops and smart phones – causing parents to wonder if they may be spending too much time with media. New recommendations from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) include good news for parents on children’s TV time, placing greater emphasis on the quality of the media kids interact with, rather than the quantit

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Working Class: Connecting Classrooms & Careers

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Tuesday, May 3rd from 9-11am

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2016 Educational Animation Festival

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Presented by WVIA & Box of Light

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Rice University Says Middle-Class And Low-Income Students Won't Have To Pay Tuition

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Advocates Brace As DeVos Preps Policies On Campus Sexual Misconduct

The Trump administration is revamping rules on how colleges handle sexual misconduct cases. Education Secretary...

Why A High Schooler Started Covering The Supreme Court

Anna Salvatore is a 16-year-old from New Jersey who has started a popular blog for high school students about the U...

Education Department Wades Into Rutgers Case Involving Critics Of Israel

The Education Department has adopted a definition of anti-Semitism that will allow it to go after anti-Israel...

DeVos Loses On Student Loans; Bezos Funds Preschool

The now-Tropical Storm Florence closed schools, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos lost a court case involving student...

Senators Demand Answers From CFPB Head After Student Loan Watchdog's Resignation

In a stern letter to the acting director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Mick Mulvaney, Senate...

Student Borrowers And Advocates Win Court Case Against DeVos

A judge ruled Education Secretary Betsy DeVos' delay of borrower protection rules was "unlawful" and "arbitrary and...

Under Threat At Home, Refugee Scholars Find Academic Havens At U.S. Universities

American universities have created a consortium that offers temporary academic homes for refugee scholars threatened...

If 'Free College' Sounds Too Good To Be True, That's Because It Often Is

More than a dozen states offer what are known as free college programs. But a new review finds states vary wildly in...

'Floating Schools' Make Sure Kids Get To Class When The Water Rises

Monsoon floods won't stop these kids from going to school in Bangladesh — especially if the school comes to the student!