About Victoria @vicpasquantonio
Victoria Pasquantonio is education producer at PBS NewsHour. She taught middle and high school social studies and English for many years and heads up NewsHour Extra, NewsHour's teacher resource website.
Victoria’s Recent Stories
Education Nov 14Her family tragedy was breaking news. Now she makes students into better media consumers.
Each semester, Michelle Ciulla Lipkin struggles with the right time to share a very personal story with her students. She hopes it will help explain her desire for a more media-literate society.
Education Oct 24What works to educate kids about the dangers of opioid use?
A comprehensive approach to drug education that builds students' decision-making, goal-setting and self-management skills may work best.
Education Sep 19Twitter chat: Is online learning the future of college and grad school?
If you are considering an online bachelors or master's degree, have an experience you would like to share or want to find out more about the benefits and drawbacks of distance learning, we want to hear from you! Join in…
Education Aug 30Twitter chat: Are apprenticeships more lucrative than a college degree?
To learn more about apprenticeships and share your thoughts and questions, join in @NewsHour's Twitter chat on Thursday, August 31, at 1 p.m. EDT.
Education Aug 23Twitter chat: How do we solve the student debt crisis?
To dig into the student debt crisis and discuss possible solutions, join the PBS NewsHour for a Twitter chat at 1 p.m. ET Thursday, Aug. 24 along with leading education voices.
Education Jul 12Real things teachers can do to combat fake news
What can you do to combat "fake news"? And how do we help kids get savvy about what they're reading? You can start by not lumping all dubious content into one category called fake news, says Michelle Ciulla Lipkin, executive…
Arts Jun 21Meet the wonder women behind a new generation of superheroes
There's a slow but growing movement toward greater diversity in comics.
Education May 26A record number of kids now attend public preschool, so why has inequality grown?
A new report by the National Institute for Early Education Research gives public preschool in the U.S. mixed results with some states doing a lot to improve access and quality and other states doing very little.
Education May 10Climate change-denying booklets are landing in the mailboxes of thousands of teachers
In March, 25,000 science teachers received unsolicited materials from a libertarian think tank that cast doubt on the role humans play in climate change. Here's what happened next.
Education Apr 11For science educators, the stakes for teaching the next generation feel higher than ever
Teachers who attended the National Science Teacher Association conference say professional development is vital to their success -- and the success of their students and the country.