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PBS and WGBH to Provide At-Home Learning Programs for Students and Educators Nationwide During School Closures Through WORLD Channel

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As schools across the country close in response to the COVID-19 virus, PBS and WGBH Boston have partnered to support distance learning. Beginning on Monday, March 30, the public media WORLD Channel from WGBH will provide a daily, five-hour At-Home Learning Service, for students in grades 6-12, to PBS stations nationwide.

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PBS to Make THE ROOSEVELTS Available as Part of “American History Night with Ken Burns" on Thursday Nights Beginning March 26

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PBS announced today that beginning Thursday, March 26, it would make Ken Burns’s film THE ROOSEVELTS available to stations as part of “American History Night with Ken Burns.” THE ROOSEVELTS will be followed by THE NATIONAL PARKS: AMERICA’S BEST IDEA and THE WAR, Burns and Lynn Novick’s acclaimed look at the experience of four American towns during World War II.

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PBS Responds to Coronavirus Pandemic With Programming and Online Content to Keep Americans Informed and Support Families and Educators

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As concern about the coronavirus (COVID-19) global pandemic continues to rise, PBS presents a collection of programs and resources with timely and relevant information on the spread of the virus.

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PBS KIDS Wins Kidscreen Award for Channel of the Year

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Winners of the 2020 Kidscreen Awards were announced on Tuesday, February 11 during the Kidscreen Summit in Miami.

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PBS Opens Request for Information Process for Public Television’s Interconnection System

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PBS announced today the start of a Request for Information (RFI) phase that will precede a potential formal Request for Quote (RFQ) and Request for Proposal (RFP) process for the second stage of public television’s interconnection system.

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