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Jun 14, 2018
50 Public Media Stations Receive CPB Education Planning Grants
(WASHINGTON, D.C. – June 14, 2018) – The Corporation for Public Broadcasting has awarded $500,000 to 50 public media stations across the country to explore innovative education programs. The grants of $10,000 per station will help fund research and planning, a crucial first step for stations to...
May 09, 2018
PBS KIDS to Launch 'Molly of Denali,' First Nationally Distributed Children's Series to Feature Alaska Native Lead Character
Arlington, VA (May 9, 2018) – Today at the PBS Annual Meeting, PBS KIDS announced MOLLY OF DENALI, a new animated series that will debut nationwide in summer 2019 on PBS stations, the 24/7 PBS KIDS channel and PBS KIDS digital platforms. Produced by WGBH Boston, MOLLY OF DENALI is an action-...
Jan 19, 2018
CPB Announces $500,000 in Education Innovation Planning Grants for Public Media Stations
(WASHINGTON, D.C. – January 22, 2018) – To help spur innovation in public media education content and services, the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) will offer $500,000 in grants to help up to 50 public media stations explore innovative education programs or initiatives.
Jan 18, 2018
CPB Awards Partnership Planning Grants to 35 Public TV Stations
(WASHINGTON, D.C. – February 7, 2018) -- The Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) has awarded $177,697 in planning grants to 35 public television stations to connect new PBS KIDS science and literacy resources to the highest need children in their communities.
Nov 28, 2017
Public Media Thought Leader Forum Opens 2018 NETA Conference
Washington, D.C. (November 28, 2018) - The Corporation for Public Broadcasting announced today its sponsorship, in collaboration with the National Educational Telecommunications Association (NETA), of the first Public Media Thought Leader Forum on the opening day of the 2018 NETA Conference,...
Sep 07, 2017
American Graduate Day 2017 Highlights Student Pathways to Career Success and Workforce Development Opportunities on PBS Stations October 14, 2017
"American Graduate Day affirms public media’s commitment to lifelong learning, beginning with our youngest citizens, getting them ready to learn, and putting them on a path to a high school diploma and career success,” said Patricia Harrison, President and CEO of the Corporation for Public...
Jul 28, 2017
PBS KIDS Announces the Return of Fan Favorite with New Digital Series THE RUFF RUFFMAN SHOW
Beverly Hills, CA, July 30, 2017 – Today at the Television Critics Association Press Tour, PBS KIDS announced that this fall, the star of the classic series FETCH! WITH RUFF RUFFMAN returns in THE RUFF RUFFMAN SHOW, an all-new short-form animated digital series designed to help kids ages 4-8 learn...
Dec 14, 2016
PBS KIDS Premieres Splash and Bubbles 'One Big Ocean' Movie January 16
PBS KIDS’ newest series invites children to “Dive in!” to the fascinating world of ocean science while building important social-emotional skills
Dec 01, 2016
CPB and PBS Partner With Five Stations to Support Early Learning in Low-Income Communities
Washington, D.C. (December 1, 2016) -- The Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) and PBS today announced partnerships with public media stations in Indiana, Iowa, Missouri, Nevada and Oklahoma to provide early learning resources to underserved communities through an innovative community...
Jul 28, 2016
PBS to Present “Spotlight Education,” A Special Week of Programming Featuring Reports About America’s Students and New Models of Learning, September 12-17
BEVERLY HILLS, CA; July 28, 2016 – As a leader in educational media for children and students and a key partner with parents and educators across America, PBS today announced SPOTLIGHT EDUCATION, a special week of primetime programming examining the challenges facing today’s students and America’s...
Jun 15, 2016
New PBS KIDS 'Measure Up!' App Encourages Kids and Parents to Play and Learn Together
Free app builds measurement skills and includes a companion app for parents and caregivers to support learning
May 17, 2016
PBS KIDS Announces Premiere Date for New Animated Series 'Splash and Bubbles'
Series uses digital puppetry to help children learn marine biology and ocean science concepts while building social-emotional skills.