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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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Try the Accuplacer test: Math

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The Accuplacer is a standardized math and English test used by most community colleges to determine who is ready for college-level classes. A real test lasts about 90 minutes, but to give you an idea about the difficulty, we've selected three sample questions each in reading, math and sentence skills.

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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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Making Sense of the Most Dangerous and Complicated Region on Earth

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The University of Scranton Schemel Forum

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WVIA's Andrea O'Neill volunteers for HistoriCorps

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Andrea O'Neill, WVIA's Director of Education, recently traveled to Colorado to volunteer her time and energy to HistoriCorps.

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The Jewish Journey: America

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Airs Thursday, June 11 at 7p and Friday, June 12 at 12:30a on WVIA-TV

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Last Days in Vietnam

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Airs Wednesday, June 10 at 8p on WVIA-TV

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Dr. Mark Erickson

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Dr. Mark Erickson - President, Northampton Community College

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Chesapeake Bay Week

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It's Chesapeake Bay Week and WVIA will be airing special programming all week long! 

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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.