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
Nation Jun 15Southeast especially vulnerable to tornadoes, study shows
A new study says four out of five U.S. states that are most vulnerable to “killer twisters” are in the Southeast, with Florida topping the list.
Science Jun 14World’s largest ocean may lie below the ocean floor
A study in Science reveals that a massive reservoir of water -- in its molecular form -- may lie hundreds of miles below the earth’s surface and may hold more water than the earth’s oceans.
Health Jun 01Study may reveal improved treatment for hormone-sensitive breast cancer
There is a new way to treat hormone-sensitive breast cancer in young women in the early stages of the disease, according to a study released Sunday by the National Institutes of Health.
Nation May 25When ‘Happy Memorial Day’ is painful for some families
Memorial Day can be an emotional day for those who have lost a loved one serving in the military. In turn, common remarks like "Happy Memorial Day" can be painful for some families to hear.
Nation May 11New mothers are older, more educated than their predecessors
According to Pew Research Center, in 2008, less than 10 percent of births were to teen mothers, while 14 percent of births were to women 35 and older. That same year, about 8,000 babies were born to women 45 or…