Need to Know Rochester
Mon January 27, 2014
ROC Plays Role in Education in S. Sudan
This week WXXI News airs the second installment of Schools for South Sudan on Need to Know Rochester. Learn the back-story of a local nonprofit building schools in war-torn villages throughout South Sudan even in the midst of ongoing conflict. And hear about surprising resistance to the group’s mission.
Also on the show – a conversation with the new President of the Rochester School Board. Van White shares his plans to provide more options for city parents within the Rochester City School District and what needs to be done to tackle inequities impacting education within the city.
Watch this Thursday at 8pm on WXXI-TV, Channel 21.1 and Cable 11 or 1221.