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PBS KIDS Kicks Off October with New Halloween Programming, Games and Activities for Families and Teachers

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PBS KIDS invites everyone to celebrate Halloween with special episodes of their favorite shows, new games and a wide array of activities for families and teachers.

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Three New Members Elected to PBS Board of Directors, Seated at First Meeting of Fiscal Year

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PBS welcomed newly elected and returning board members following its first board meeting of fiscal year 2019. Vivian Riefberg, a Washington, DC-based senior partner at McKinsey & Company, joined the board as a general director.

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PBS KIDS Announces Six New Licensing Partnerships

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These new products will support the brand’s continued commitment to bringing new and exciting learning experiences to kids across the country. One hundred percent of the net proceeds PBS receives from purchases of these products will support PBS KIDS’ mission to empower children to succeed in school and in life.

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PBS Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

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PBS Programs, Including the 31ST ANNUAL HISPANIC HERITAGE AWARDS, and Special Episodes from POV, GREAT PERFORMANCES and ANTIQUES ROADSHOW Highlight Latinx Culture and Influence

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PBS LearningMedia Unveils New Design and User Experience for Pre-K Through 12th Grade Educators and Students

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Just in time for the new school year, PBS and WGBH today unveiled the new PBS LearningMedia website, making thousands of digital resources more accessible to educators and students across the country. New features include simple browsing by curriculum area, state/national standards and grade; improved search functionality; a refreshed look and easier access to local PBS station resources.

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