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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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WVIA Clubhouse

WVIA Clubhouse

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

House Democrats Grill Betsy DeVos Over Denying Student Borrower Relief

The education secretary testified before the House education committee about her handling of a loan relief program...

Trump Signs Order Against Anti-Semitism At Colleges, Worrying Free Speech Advocates

The order will extend a federal anti-discrimination law to include discrimination based on anti-Semitism. Some worry...

News Brief: Impeachment Probe, Trade Deal, Student Debt Case

A House panel takes its next steps on impeachment. The U.S., Mexico and Canada sign a new trade deal. And, an update...

Betsy DeVos Overruled Education Dept. Findings On Defrauded Student Borrowers

The education secretary says many students who were defrauded by for-profit colleges don't deserve full relief from...

Democratic Bill Aims To Block Title IX Rule Changes Pushed By Trump Administration

The bill comes as the U.S. Department of Education is nearing the end of a lengthy rule-making process to revise...

University Of Phoenix Reaches $191 Million Settlement With FTC, Including Debt Relief

The school has 15 business days to inform eligible students, "You no longer owe any money to University of Phoenix...

'Switched On Pop': Fluff For The Masses Or Misunderstood Masterpieces?

Gonna take my horse to the old town road, gonna... wait, what were we talking about?

News Brief: Impeachment Probe, Ukraine Cease-Fire, College Admissions Suit

House Democrats to unveil articles of impeachment against President Trump. Russia and Ukraine's presidents agree to...

Lawsuit Challenges University Of California System's Use Of SAT, ACT

An expected lawsuit will demand that the University of California stop using the SAT and the ACT in the admissions...

Lawsuit Claims SAT And ACT Are Illegal In California Admissions

Students and advocacy groups want the University of California system to drop the test requirement. They argue the...