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Sit Next To Me Script Competition

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The Sit Next To Me Script Competition is a chance for budding filmmakers to have their Festival film produced with the help of Box Of Light staff.

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Sit Next To Me Film Festival

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Wouldn’t it be nice to hear a positive, interesting, heartfelt, sad, weird and even funny sharing about what separates us and what brings us together?

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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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Artist of the Week

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Scholastic Scrimmage

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Twenty Years Later, A Look At Columbine, Then And Now

We explore what's changed and what has stayed the same about gun violence in schools over the past two decades.

Indiana Teachers Stage Protests To Spotlight Low Wages

Teachers have been protesting for higher wages. In Indiana, lawmakers introduced measures to improve the situation...

A Rare Sight At Brigham Young University As Students Protest The Honor Code Office

Students allege that the university is mistreating victims of sexual assault and harassment, especially women and...

Lori Loughlin, Mossimo Giannulli Plead Not Guilty In College Cheating Scandal

Giannulli and Loughlin are accused of paying $500,000 in bribes arranged by admissions consultant Rick Singer to get...

Arizona Teachers Can Now Discuss LGBTQ Issues Without Worrying About The Law

Lawmakers in Arizona have repealed a law that banned teachers from portraying "homosexuality as a positive...

Georgetown Students Vote To Fund Reparations For School's Slavery Connections

Georgetown University students voted to set up a fund to pay reparations to the descendants of slaves sold by the...

How One Mother's Battle Is Changing Police Training On Disabilities

Patti Saylor's son, Ethan, died after an encounter with law enforcement when he was 26. She believes the incident...

A Dystopian High School Musical Foresaw The College Admissions Scandal

A California high school is staging an original musical called Ranked, set in a world where class rank means...

How To Calculate The Cost Of College: A Guide To Financial Aid Terms

For most students, figuring out where to go to college is closely linked with, "How am I gonna pay for it?" The...

Military Stores Asked To Stop Showing 'Divisive' News On Their TVs

The Army and Air Force Exchange Service initially recommended that facilities feature sports programming. An updated...