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Recent Press Releases

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 Presents Earth Day Themed Programming This April

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In conjunction with Earth Day on April 22, PBS stations will offer a selection of themed programming with topics ranging from agriculture to meteorology to climate change.

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PBS KIDS and SEVAN Announce New Licensing Partnership

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PBS KIDS and SEVAN Design & Marketing (“SEVAN”) announced a multi-year licensing partnership today that will expand the wide range of PBS KIDS educational products through the development of a line of classic wooden toys, as well as new innovation in the category.

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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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Statement from PBS President and CEO Paula Kerger on Proposal to Eliminate Federal Funding for Public Media

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“Public broadcasting has earned bipartisan Congressional support over the years thanks to the value we provide to taxpayers. PBS, our 350 member stations and our legions of local supporters will continue to remind leaders in Washington of the significant benefits the public receives in return for federal funding, a modest investment of about $1.35 per citizen per year..."

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