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PBS Announces Educators Selected For 2020 Class of Digital Innovator All-Star Program

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In honor of Teacher Appreciation Day, today PBS announced the 2020 class of educators selected for the PBS Digital Innovator All-Star Program. Nominated by their local PBS stations, 19 educators were chosen from across the country.

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PBS Coronavirus-Related Programming and Resources Guide

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PBS is committed to providing accurate and timely information to Americans throughout the coronavirus pandemic. The following special primetime programs, streaming content, online resources and educational materials are currently available and regularly updated.

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PBS Receives 16 Webby Nominations

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On Tuesday, April 28, 2020, nominees of the 24th annual Webby Awards were announced by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences (IADAS). PBS, PBS Digital Studios, PBS KIDS, WGBH, KQED, WNET/THIRTEEN, WORLD channel, FRONTLINE and PBS NewsHour were honored with a total of 16 nominations.

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PBS to Provide Access to Ken Burns Films to Support Educators and Students with Distance Learning

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PBS LearningMedia, an online destination for educators and students that offers free access to thousands of resources from PBS stations and partners, will now include many of the award-winning films of Ken Burns and Florentine Films in their entirety through June 30.

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“Mondays with Michelle Obama,” Story-Times with Penguin Random House and PBS KIDS Streaming on YouTube and Facebook, Start Monday, April 20, 12 Noon (ET)

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Penguin Young Readers, Random House Children’s Books, and PBS KIDS today announced a special collaboration with former First Lady of the United States, Michelle Obama, in support of the recently announced “Read Together, Be Together” Penguin Random House literacy initiative and PBS KIDS’ “Read-Along” effort on Facebook and YouTube.

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