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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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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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Back To The Starting Line On Regulating For-Profit Colleges

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Education Secretary Betsy DeVos announced a "regulatory reset" for predatory for-profit colleges, and students and others are speaking out in testimony.

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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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Economist says early childhood education spending has big payoff

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Economist Arthur Rolnick says we're under-investing in our most vulnerable kids, and that paying for early childhood programs is not just morally right, it's economically smart. Rolnick believes it's the very best public investment we can make.

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To see the future of drones, look to student competitors

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A handful of students from the region are preparing for an international robotics competition this summer.

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Minneapolis schools project cutting hundreds of positions, but numbers are preliminary

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Projected reductions across the district equal 288 full-time positions, with 235 of those at schools, according to a summary from the district's human resources department.

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How Buffalo's public schools are setting international students up for success

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The influx of refugees and immigrants over the last decade reflects Buffalo's pro-immigrant stance, and has also made the Buffalo Public School System the most language diverse in the state.

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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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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

Students Across D.C. Graduated Despite Chronic Absences, An Investigation Finds

An official investigation into Ballou High School and other high schools in the District of Columbia found that...

Budgets Suffer After A Drop In International Student Enrollment

After a decade of large-scale growth in overseas enrollment, the number of international students studying at U.S...

UC President Janet Napolitano On DACA Lawsuit

University of California President Janet Napolitano talks with NPR's Scott Simon about her involvement in a lawsuit...

Student Loan Defaults On The Rise, Texas Special Education, And Other Education News

Plus, DACA students living in limbo as proposals fly in Washington and new concerns about school funding inequality.

Department Of Education Finds Texas Violated Special Education Law

Students lost out on federally guaranteed special education services in the state of Texas, the federal government...

America's Schools Are 'Profoundly Unequal,' Says U.S. Civil Rights Commission

More than 60 years after Brown v. Board of Education, the fight for equity in America's schools rages on.

Subsidized Housing May Help School Districts Retain Teachers

Indianapolis Public Schools lose about 400 teachers each year. In an attempt to stem that, a new housing project in...

Outcry After Louisiana Teacher Arrested During School Board Meeting

A Louisiana teacher questioned whether the school's superintendent should receive a raise. Then she was handcuffed...

4 Ex-Fraternity Members Sentenced In Pledge's Hazing Death

Four men from New York City were sentenced to jail time Monday in the 2013 hazing death of a Baruch College freshman...

Congress Changed 529 College Savings Plans, And Now States Are Nervous

Why the dramatically new vision for the popular college savings plan could cost some states dearly.