Wednesday, April 20, 2016

A Lively Experiment: Education Experts Explore Where RI Education is Headed

Dyana Koelsch – moderator
Ken Wagner – commissioner of Elementary and Secondary Education, RI Department of Education
Tim Duffy – executive director, Rhode Island Association of School Committees
Robert Walsh, Jr. - executive director, National Education Association Rhode Island
Linda Borg –  education reporter, The Providence Journal

Special Presentation

This panel of education experts will explore the state of Rhode Island schools and where the Ocean State is headed with its education system.

• Education funding formula – does it need to be adjusted?
• English learners – should there be additional funding?
• Empowerment Schools
A Lively Experiment airs on WSBE Rhode Island PBS (36.1) Fridays at 7 p.m., with rebroadcasts on Saturdays at 7 p.m. on WSBE Learn (36.2), and Sundays at noon on WSBE Rhode Island PBS.

WSBE Rhode Island PBS transmits standard-definition (SD) and high-definition (HD) programming over the air on digital 36.1; on Rhode Island cable: Cox 08 / 1008HD, Verizon FiOS 08 / 508HD, and Full Channel 08; on Massachusetts cable: Comcast 819HD and Verizon FiOS 18 / 518HD; on satellite: DirecTV 36 / 3128HD, Dish Network 36.

WSBE Learn transmits over the air on digital 36.2; in Rhode Island on Cox 808; Verizon FiOS 478; Full Channel 89; and in Massachusetts on Comcast 294 or 312.

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