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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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An NPR exclusive: The Education Department has announced a plan to help public school teachers wrongly hit with...

News Brief: Russia Probe, French Protesters, Grant Program Fixed

The investigation into the 2016 presidential election raises more legal issues and big political questions. Protests...

School Where Student With Autism Died Violated State Regulations, Officials Say

The 13-year-old died two days after he was physically restrained by a staff member at a private school that provides...

Were Your TEACH Grants Converted To Loans While Teaching At A Qualifying School?

If you're one of the thousands of teachers who had grants converted to loans even though you were meeting the...

Exclusive: Ed Department To Erase Debts Of Teachers, Fix Troubled Grant Program

The move follows an NPR investigation that found thousands of teachers had grants unfairly converted to loans.

Chicago's Charter Schools Go On Strike, Troubled For-Profit College Closes Campuses

In this week's roundup of education news: The nation's first strike at a charter school network. We also look at two...