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PBS Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

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PBS Programs, Including the 31ST ANNUAL HISPANIC HERITAGE AWARDS, and Special Episodes from POV, GREAT PERFORMANCES and ANTIQUES ROADSHOW Highlight Latinx Culture and Influence

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PBS LearningMedia Unveils New Design and User Experience for Pre-K Through 12th Grade Educators and Students

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Just in time for the new school year, PBS and WGBH today unveiled the new PBS LearningMedia website, making thousands of digital resources more accessible to educators and students across the country. New features include simple browsing by curriculum area, state/national standards and grade; improved search functionality; a refreshed look and easier access to local PBS station resources.

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PBS and BBC Announce AUTUMNWATCH - NEW ENGLAND

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PBS announced today, as part of its co-production partnership with the BBC, that a new three-part live event, AUTUMNWATCH - NEW ENGLAND, will air October 17-19, 2018.

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PBS Announces Fall 2018 Primetime Schedule

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PBS updated its fall 2018 schedule lineup, anchored by THE GREAT AMERICAN READ (Tuesdays, September 11- October 23).

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New Report from DreamBox Learning® and PBS Reveals Most Educators Believe in the Power of Educational Technology to Improve Student Achievement

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Educators overwhelmingly believe educational technology is an effective tool for improving student outcomes, according to a new national survey from DreamBox Learning® and PBS. The study, which was conducted by Education Week Research Center, also reveals that educators want more support to effectively use those technology tools.

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PBS KIDS Goes Back to School with Free Resources for Parents and Teachers and First-Ever DANIEL TIGER’S NEIGHBORHOOD Movie

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As summer winds down, PBS KIDS will offer a variety of resources to help kids kick off the new school year. This September, PBS KIDS will premiere the first-ever movie from the beloved series from Fred Rogers Productions, DANIEL TIGER’S NEIGHBORHOOD, which will explore social/emotional-based school-readiness themes.

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PBS Wants YOU to Join THE GREAT AMERICAN READ

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The First-of-Its-Kind National Celebration of Books Combines Original Digital Content, Multi-Platform Resources, National Partnerships and Local Activities Taking Place in Communities Around The Country.

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PBS Names Multifaceted Television Executive Perry Simon as New Programming Chief

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Perry Simon, an accomplished television leader who has held top posts at BBC America, Vulcan Productions, Viacom Productions and NBC Entertainment, will join PBS as the organization’s next chief programming executive and general manager, General Audience Programming.

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PBS Announces RECONSTRUCTION: AMERICA AFTER THE CIVIL WAR, a New Documentary from Henry Louis Gates, Jr., to Air Spring 2019 on PBS

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PBS announced RECONSTRUCTION: AMERICA AFTER THE CIVIL WAR (w.t.), a new four-hour documentary executive produced and hosted by Henry Louis Gates, Jr., will premiere next spring on PBS stations nationwide.

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PBS Announces KEN BURNS PRESENTS THE GENE: AN INTIMATE HISTORY, New Collaboration with Siddhartha Mukherjee, M.D. Three-Hour Documentary to Premiere Spring 2020 on PBS

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PBS announced KEN BURNS PRESENTS THE GENE: AN INTIMATE HISTORY, a new three-hour documentary executive produced by Ken Burns, will premiere over three nights in Spring 2020 on PBS.

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PBS and AMERICAN EXPERIENCE Announce WOODSTOCK, New Documentary from Filmmaker Barak Goodman

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PBS and AMERICAN EXPERIENCE announced the new two-hour documentary Woodstock, scheduled to premiere on PBS in 2019 in conjunction with the 50th anniversary of the historic three-day concert that defined a generation.

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PBS Nominated for 44 News & Documentary Emmys®

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PBS programs received 44 nominations for the 39th Annual News & Documentary Emmy® Awards, the most earned by any organization. The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) announced the nominees on Thursday, July 26, 2018.

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PBS Names Meghan Biggs Vice President, Controller

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PBS announced that Meghan Biggs has joined the organization as Vice President, Controller. In this role, Biggs will serve as the chief accounting officer for PBS with oversight of all accounting operations.

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PBS Programs Receive 9 Primetime Emmy® Award Nominations

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On July 12, 2018 the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced nominations for the 70th Annual Primetime Emmy® Awards, for which PBS programs received 9 nominations.

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PBS Names CET & ThinkTV’s Sue Ellen Stuebing as 2018 C. Scott Elliott Development Professional of the Year

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PBS has named Sue Ellen Stuebing, Vice President and Chief Development Officer at Ohio member stations CET & ThinkTV, as the recipient of the 2018 C. Scott Elliott Development Professional of the Year Award.

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