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Sara Schapiro Joins PBS as Vice President of Education

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PBS announced today that education leader Sara Schapiro has been named Vice President, Education. She will report to Lesli Rotenberg, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Children’s Media and Education.

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Nationwide Survey Confirms That PBS and Member Stations Are America’s Most Trusted Institution for the 14th Consecutive Year

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For the 14th consecutive year, a nationwide study recently confirmed that PBS and its member stations are rated #1 in public trust among nationally known institutions. In addition, the same survey found that parents rank PBS KIDS as the #1 educational media brand for children, significantly outscoring cable and commercial broadcast television networks.

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New National Survey Shows 73% of Voters – Including Most Republicans – Oppose Eliminating Federal Funding for Public Television

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A new national survey conducted jointly by leading Republican and Democratic researchers reveals that voters across the political spectrum overwhelmingly oppose eliminating federal funding for public television and that more than 7 in 10 see public television as a good or excellent value for their tax dollars, on par with investments in highways, roads and bridges.

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SU2C and PBS LearningMedia Open Applications for 2017 Emperor Science Award Program

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The Emperor Science Award program aims to empower high school students to become the next generation of cancer researchers and will award 100 students this year.

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PBS Honors Extraordinary Achievements and Explores Important Conversations as Part of Black History Month Programming

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To honor Black History Month, and as part of its commitment to celebrate the diversity of America year-round, PBS kicks off a new year with documentaries and specials that highlight the African-American experience through content on-air on PBS member stations and online through the PBS Black Culture Connection.

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PBS Digital Innovators Program Announces Call for Applicants

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Beginning today, educators from across the country—classroom changemakers who excel at using technology and digital media to spark excitement and drive learning in their classrooms—are encouraged to enter the 2017 PBS Digital Innovators Program.

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PBS to Present “Spotlight Education,” A Special Week of Programming Featuring Reports About America's Students and New Models of Learning, September 12-17

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PBS today announced SPOTLIGHT EDUCATION, a special week of primetime programming examining the challenges facing today’s students and America’s education system. SPOTLIGHT EDUCATION features eleven films and documentaries on local PBS stations September 12-17 (check local listings).

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PBS Rolls Out New Dramas, Arts, Performance, History and Election Coverage This Fall

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PBS Confirms Premiere Date for HAMILTON’S AMERICA, a Behind-the-Scenes Special on the Making of the Tony Award-Winning Broadway Phenomenon and Centerpiece of PBS Arts Fall Festival

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PBS Wins Two Revere Awards for Excellence in Education

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PBS was honored with two REVERE awards by The Association of American Publishers (AAP).

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PBS LearningMedia Launches ELECTION CENTRAL, an Online Destination Providing Educators With Curated Content to Teach Students About the Political Process

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As part of the overarching PBS Election 2016 initiative, PBS announced today additional details about ELECTION CENTRAL, an online destination of election-related resources and content with age-appropriate, thoughtfully curated information to teach K-12 students about the political process.

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Enhancing Tech in the Classroom: PBS Announces iBooks for K-8 Teachers

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PBS announces new series of subject-targeted iBooks geared toward K-8 educators, covering topics in math, English language arts, social studies, and Spanish language and culture.

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Tech-Savvy Teachers Honored in 4th Annual PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovators Program

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PBS has announced the members of the 2016 PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovators Program, now in its fourth year. PBS LearningMedia, the free media on-demand service that offers more than 120,000 digital resources for teachers, is honoring educators from across the country who exemplify excellence in using technology and digital media to support student learning.

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National Survey Confirms that PBS and Member Stations Are America’s Most Trusted Institution and an “Excellent” Use of Tax Dollars for 13th Consecutive Year

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A nationwide study recently confirmed that PBS and its member stations are rated #1 in public trust among nationally known institutions, and are called an “excellent” use of tax dollars by the American public for the 13th year in a row.

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PBS LearningMedia and Stand Up To Cancer Announce Student Winners of Inaugural Emperor Science Awards

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A select group of 100 high school students has been named winners in PBS LearningMedia’s and Stand Up To Cancer’s Emperor Science Award program.

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Civil War History-Inspired Digital Series Debuts January 15 on PBS LEARNINGMEDIA in Advance of MERCY STREET Broadcast Premiere on PBS Stations

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With the highly anticipated premiere of the new Civil War-era drama series MERCY STREET this Sunday, January 17 at 10 p.m. ET on PBS stations, PBS LearningMedia announced today the introduction of a special collection of videos from the PBS Digital Studios series THE GOOD STUFF.

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