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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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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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Fun and educational games, upcoming events, Passport 2 Fun and much more!

Artist of the Week

Artist of the Week

Calls attention to high school students who excel in the study of the arts

Scholastic Scrimmage

Scholastic Scrimmage

Quiz show that challenges students from WVIA’s school districts about all academic disciplines

NPR Education News

Harvard Rescinds Offer To Parkland Survivor After Discovery Of Racist Comments

Kyle Kashuv, a Parkland student survivor, was accepted into Harvard, but after the university discovered racist...

On A Tiny Island, Comedian Delivers A Graduation Speech For One

Gwen Lynch of Cuttyhunk, an island off the coast of Massachusetts, was the only graduate of her one-room school this...

U.S. Schools Underreport How Often Students Are Restrained Or Secluded, Watchdog Says

Districts are supposed to tell the government how often students are held or detained. But a new report says those...

Iowa Teens Can Do Yard Work For School Credit

A high school in Dubuque, Iowa, gives students physical education credit when they go out into the community and do...

A Spelling Bee Coach On How To Spell Success

Five spellers in this year's National Spelling Bee shared a coach: Bill Schaefer, a retired school teacher from...

How Some Schools Restrain Or Seclude Students: A Look At A Controversial Practice

It's supposed to be a last resort when students pose a danger to themselves or others, but laws and policies vary...

Speeches From High School Seniors As They Say Goodbye To Classmates

It's the time of year when high schools are saying goodbye to its seniors. And with graduation ceremonies come...

Over-Enrolled, Virginia Tech Offers Some New Students Financial Incentives To Wait

The university is making 1,500 incoming freshmen eligible for options to delay enrollment, such as a gap year...

Former Stanford Sailing Coach Avoids Prison Time For College Admissions Scandal

On Wednesday, former Stanford sailing coach John Vandemoer, the first of the accused in a college admissions scandal,...

Lonnie Bunch III Takes Helm Of The Smithsonian: 'I Feel The Weight Of History'

The founding director of the National Museum of African American History and Culture will become the Smithsonian...