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PBS LearningMedia and The Henry Ford Announce the 2012 Teacher Innovator Award Winners

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Today PBS LearningMedia, a free digital media service for classrooms, and The Henry Ford announced the winners of the third-annual Teacher Innovator Awards.

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Richmond, VA-Based Film, Live Art, Wins People's Choice in Second-Annual PBS Online Film Fest

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Two winners were announced today in the second-annual PBS Online Film Festival. "Live Art," a groundbreaking educational program and concert film – created and led by the School of the Performing Arts in Richmond, Virginia and presented by PBS member station WCVE – took the “People’s Choice” top prize honors.

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PBS Programs Receive Two Peabody Awards

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On March 27, the University of Georgia’s Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication announced winners for the 72nd Annual Peabody Awards for the best in electronic media for 2012.

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CALL THE MIDWIFE Receives Two BAFTA Craft Award Nominations

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On March 25, the British Academy of Film & Television Arts (BAFTA) announced the nominees for the British Academy Television Craft Awards to honor behind-the-scenes television talent. The PBS program CALL THE MIDWIFE received two nominations, for Director: Fiction, and Makeup & Hair Design (details below).

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New PBS KIDS App Provides Interactive Activities to Help Parents Make Anytime Learning Time

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Building on the research and experience that has informed decades of children’s programming, PBS KIDS has launched its first app designed specifically for parents to help them build early math and literacy skills for children 4 and under.

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National Ratings Cement “Downton Abbey, Season 3” on MASTERPIECE CLASSIC as Highest-Rated Drama in PBS History

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PBS and WGBH announced record-breaking national household ratings for “Downton Abbey, Season 3” on MASTERPIECE CLASSIC.

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PBS Announces "Carol Burnett Night" with Two Hours of the Great American Comedienne, April 9

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PBS announces “Carol Burnett Night,” Tuesday, April 9, 2013, featuring two shows that chronicle the longtime success of a beloved television comedy star.

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PBS LearningMedia Launches Teacher Core Program to Support Teachers Using Digital Media

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PBS LearningMedia, a free digital media content portal for classrooms, today announces the formation of its PBS LearningMedia Teacher Core, a select group of 28 teachers chosen for their dedication to the advancement of digital learning in education.

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PBS KIDS Survey Finds Parents Need Help Supporting Math Skills for Young Children

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Although research shows that math skills at kindergarten entry can be an even stronger predictor of school achievement than reading skills1, many children do not realize their full potential in mathematics.

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PBS KIDS and the National Recreation and Park Association Partner to Encourage Families to Explore the Outdoors This Spring

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For the second year in a row, PBS KIDS is partnering with the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA), to inspire families to “Explore the Outdoors” this spring.

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PBS KIDS Premieres "CURIOUS GEORGE SWINGS INTO SPRING" on Earth Day

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This Earth Day, PBS KIDS invites viewers to join America’s favorite monkey for a new CURIOUS GEORGE special: CURIOUS GEORGE SWINGS INTO SPRING. From spring fever to spring cleaning, from a canoe ride to a hot air balloon journey, George and his friends get viewers ready to explore the outdoors this Earth Day.

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American Documentary | POV Wins MacArthur Foundation Award

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American Documentary | POV is one of only 13 nonprofit organizations around the world to win this year’s MacArthur Award for Creative and Effective Institutions. The award, which was announced today, recognizes exceptional grantees that have demonstrated creativity and impact, and invests in their long-term sustainability with sizable one-time grants.

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PBS Online Film Festival Returns for Second Year

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PBS announced today that its popular PBS Online Film Festival will return for a second year, beginning March 4. The festival will showcase 25 short films that feature a diversity of subjects, voices and viewpoints; accessible via all PBS digital platforms, YouTube and PBS social media channels.

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PBS and Member Stations Mark 10 Years as America’s Most Trusted Institution and an “Excellent” Use of Tax Dollars

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An annual national survey conducted over the last 10 years has consistently confirmed that PBS and its member stations are ranked first in trust among nationally known institutions and are considered an “excellent” use of tax dollars by the American public.

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“Downton Abbey, Season 3” on MASTERPIECE CLASSIC Finale Ratings End on a High Note

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PBS and WGBH announced today that the conclusion of the breakout hit “Downton Abbey, Season 3” on MASTERPIECE CLASSIC captivated an average audience of 8.2 million viewers (Nielsen Fast National data, 5.2 household rating).

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