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Instructional Coaches Support and Inspire Teachers With PBS TeacherLine’s Multimedia Resources

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Instructional coaches, who are responsible for onsite, ongoing professional development for their peers, need high-quality resources and training to deliver on specific district initiatives and student performance goals.

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Mississippi Students Learn Importance of Gulf Coast Wetlands Through Teacher-Created Web Site and Content

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When Hurricane Katrina swept through the Gulf Coast, it threatened regional wetlands, a vital resource to the area's ecosystem and community and an integral part of local culture.

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PBS AND KNIGHT FOUNDATION TEAM UP TO LAUNCH IDEA LAB BLOG

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PBS and the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation today debuted the MediaShift Idea Lab blog (www.pbs.org/idealab), a group blog featuring 36 wide-ranging innovators reinventing community news for the digital age.

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PBS HOLIDAY PROGRAMMING 2007-2008

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New holiday specials featuring Wynton Marsalis, Joshua Bell and the Mormon Tabernacle Choir highlight PBS’ primetime schedule this holiday season, while PBS KIDS® and PBS KIDS GO!sm celebrate the winter season with episodes featuring Clifford, Arthur and other favorite characters. PBS is a home for the holidays for the whole family this season.

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PBS KIDS® AND PBS KIDS GO!sm HAVE TREATS FOR EVERYONE THIS HALLOWEEN

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There's something for everyone on October 31 as PBS KIDS, PBS KIDS GO! and PBS Parents fill up the treat baskets with favorite episodes, creative games and resources for parents to help families have a fun and safe Halloween.

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Haydee M. Rodriguez Is Appointed Director, PBS Diversity Initiative

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PBS President and CEO Paula Kerger announced today that Haydee M. Rodriguez has been appointed Director, PBS Diversity Initiative.

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WINNERS OF 2007 PUBLIC TELEVISION LEADERSHIP AWARD TO BE HONORED AT PBS DEVELOPMENT CONFERENCE

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PBS will honor the 5 winners of the 2007 Public Television Leadership Award on Friday, October 5 at the closing banquet of the annual PBS Development Conference.

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18.7 MILLION ESTIMATED GROSS AUDIENCE TUNES IN TO SUNDAY BROADCASTS OF “THE WAR” ON PBS World War II Film Draws Highest Ratings in Minneapolis/St. Paul, Seattle and San Francisco Directed and Produced by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick

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An estimated 15.5 million viewers tuned in to the 8:00 – 10:30 p.m. premiere of Ken Burns and Lynn Novick’s World War II film, THE WAR, last night on PBS, according to John Boland, PBS Chief Content Officer.

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PBS AND WGBH ANNOUNCE JOINT VIDEO DISTRIBUTION AGREEMENT

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Today, PBS and WGBH Boston announced a partnership to unite their respective video distribution businesses and other selected activities into a single joint distribution service.

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PBS RESPONDS TO CONCERNS ABOUT REPRESENTATION IN THE WAR

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THE WAR explores the human experience of war by focusing on the testimonies of just a handful of individuals from four American towns, and honoring all veterans of the Second World War.

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PBS STATIONS ELECT SIX PROFESSIONAL DIRECTORS TO PBS BOARD OF DIRECTORS

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Paula Kerger, PBS President and CEO, announced the names of the PBS Board members who were elected to three-year terms by PBS member stations in a nationwide vote that took place in August.

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THE "ALL-AMERICAN PRESIDENTIAL FORUMS ON PBS" MODERATED BY TAVIS SMILEY FEATURING REPUBLICAN CANDIDATES TO TAKE PLACE SEPTEMBER 27th IN BALTIMORE

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The "All-American Presidential Forums on PBS" Moderated by Tavis Smiley will give Republican presidential candidates an opportunity to make their case on the issues of concern for people of color.

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CHRIS HARDWICK AND KAMALA LOPEZ NAMED AS HOSTS OF INNOVATIVE NEW PBS SERIES, 'WIRED SCIENCE'

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Chris Hardwick and Kamala Lopez have been named hosts of the new PBS series, WIRED SCIENCE, a production of KCET Los Angeles in association with Wired magazine, premiering October 3, 2007 at 8:00 PM ET/PT.

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PBS TO OFFER SPECIAL PROGRAMMING FOR HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH SEPTEMBER 15 – OCTOBER 15, 2007

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From comedian George Lopez to artists Diego Rivera, Jose Clemente Orozco and Frida Kahlo, from Latina garment workers in Los Angeles to the extraordinary contributions of Hispanic veterans to the U.S. effort in World War II, PBS will present a number of broadcast premieres.

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PHILOSOPHY'S TREE HOUSE HELPS GROW SUPPORT FOR PBS KIDS©

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Philosophy and PBS KIDS, through an innovative cause-marketing partnership, introduce their first product in stores and online on August 15.

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