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PBS KIDS Announces “Early Learning Champions” Program, Recognizing Passionate Educators of Young Children

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The PBS KIDS Early Learning Champions cohort is made up of various early learning caregivers – including certified Pre-K, Head Start and early elementary teachers, childcare providers as well as family, friends and neighbors in early learning settings – representing, celebrating, and supporting the diverse teaching community impacting young learners.

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Americans Select To Kill a Mockingbird as America’s Best-Loved Novel, Revealed in the Grand Finale of THE GREAT AMERICAN READ on PBS

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PBS revealed that To Kill a Mockingbird was voted by viewers as America’s best-loved novel during THE GREAT AMERICAN READ “Grand Finale” on Tuesday, October 23. The final episode, taped in front of a live audience at the Masonic Hall in New York City, counted down all 100 novels, which were first revealed to the public in April.

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PBS Announces Its Current Top 10 Vote Getters for THE GREAT AMERICAN READ Ahead of the Grand Finale on Tuesday, October 23, 2018 8:00-9:00 p.m. ET on PBS

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The clock is ticking to cast your final votes for America’s best-loved novel. THE GREAT AMERICAN READ will air its “Grand Finale” episode and reveal America’s choice for its number one book on Tuesday, October 23, 2018, 8:00-9:00 p.m. ET on PBS stations nationwide (check local listings).

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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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New Report from DreamBox Learning® and PBS Reveals Most Educators Believe in the Power of Educational Technology to Improve Student Achievement

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Educators overwhelmingly believe educational technology is an effective tool for improving student outcomes, according to a new national survey from DreamBox Learning® and PBS. The study, which was conducted by Education Week Research Center, also reveals that educators want more support to effectively use those technology tools.

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PBS Announces Educators Selected For Inaugural Digital Innovator All-Star Program

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Today, PBS announced the educators selected for the first PBS Digital Innovator All-Star Program. Nominated by their local PBS stations, 30 educators were chosen from across the country, representing 28 states and Puerto Rico.

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PBS and KQED Partner to Provide Educators With Free Certification in Media Literacy

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PBS and KQED, the public media station serving the San Francisco Bay Area, announced a partnership to offer PreK-12 teachers free certification in media literacy. The PBS Media Literacy Educator Certification by KQED recognizes educators who excel in creating and implementing instruction with media, and provides support to help all teachers accelerate these skills.

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PBS and Stand Up To Cancer Announce Students Selected For 2018 Class of Emperor Science Awards

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100 high school students from across the U.S. chosen for their compelling essays detailing the impact of cancer in their lives and interest in cancer research

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REMIND Partners with PBS and QUIZLET to Expand Learning Beyond the Classroom

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Remind, a K-12 communication platform that allows teachers, parents, and students to connect via their mobile devices, today announced a partnership with PBS, Quizlet and other leading education companies. The new partnership feature, Share on Remind, is an effort geared toward connecting educators and students with the resources that help them teach and learn.

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PBS and Edcamp Partner to Offer Teachers Free Professional Development

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PBS and Edcamp today announced a first-of-its-kind national partnership that will create opportunities for early childhood educators across the country to engage in peer-to-peer learning. Through this innovative effort, Edcamp and PBS member stations will bring together teachers in communities across the country to elevate their voices and empower them professionally.

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PBS Honors Hispanic Heritage Month With Rich Performances, Touching Tributes and Compelling History

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In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month and as part of its yearlong commitment to celebrating the diversity of our nation, PBS today announced programs that commemorate the experiences, culture and contributions of Hispanic Americans who have shaped Latino — and American — history.

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Stand Up To Cancer and PBS Open Applications For 2018 Emperor Science Award Program

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Stand Up To Cancer, a division of the Entertainment Industry Foundation, and PBS today announced the opening of applications for The Emperor Science Award 2018 program, designed to empower high school students to become the next generation of cancer researchers.

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PBS Digital Studios Dives Into the “Origin of Everything” with New Series from Kornhaber Brown

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PBS Digital Studios announced today the premiere of a new digital series, ORIGIN OF EVERYTHING, hosted by Yale doctoral candidate Danielle Bainbridge.

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PBS Announces Fall 2017 Schedule

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PBS today announced its fall 2017 lineup anchored by THE VIETNAM WAR from Ken Burns and Lynn Novick and including a Star-Studded New Season of FINDING YOUR ROOTS WITH HENRY LOUIS GATES, JR.

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CIVILIZATIONS, a PBS and BBC Co-Production, to Premiere Spring 2018

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PBS announced CIVILIZATIONS, a new nine-part series presented in partnership with the BBC tells the story of art from the dawn of human history to the present day —for the first time on a global scale. Premieres in spring 2018.

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