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Read Across America Day coming up March 2

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Read Across America Day is March 2!

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Do your students know Percy Julian?

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Learn how chemist Percy Julian overcame prejudice and segregation to become one of the leading scientists of the 20th century. From segregated schools in Alabama to a prestigious position and home in Chicago, follow the life and career of renowned 20th century chemist Percy Julian, who gained international recognition in chemistry despite the tremendous educational and social obstacles.

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PBS NewsHour co-anchor Judy Woodruff chats with students - 2-3 pm (EST) this Tuesday, 1/27 on Facebook

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This Tuesday, Jan. 27, from 2-3 p.m. EST, Judy Woodruff will answer questions from aspiring journalists during a PBS NewsHour Facebook chat. Students will have the opportunity to ask the news veteran questions about her career trajectory, her experience navigating the changing media landscape and more. 

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Learn more about Florida PBS Learning Media at the Florida Education Technology Conference

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Two award-winning Florida teachers and experts in digital media from WUCF and Florida Public Broadcasting Service will showcase Florida PBS Learning Media to educators and technology experts at the FETC conference in Orlando this week.  

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WUCF to premiere Sesame Street Cookie Monster special

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“The Cookie Thief,” an All-New One-Hour Movie With Guest Star Rachel Dratch, Debuts Monday, February 16 on WUCF, Kicking Off a Week of New Episodes of the Iconic Series

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New PBSKIDS series NATURE CAT will premiere on WUCF in fall 2015

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New Multiplatform Media Property Encourages Families to Go Outside and Explore Nature

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PBS KIDS RELEASES FIRST APP FROM NEW SERIES ODD SQUAD

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ODD SQUAD Blob Chase helps kids 5-8 practice math and problem-solving skills.

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Educators: Apply Now to the 2015 PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovators Program!

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Apply now to the 2015 PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovators Program! 30 of the top applicants will receive one year of free professional development, a Samsung Galaxy® tablet, and a once-in-a-lifetime trip to Philadelphia, PA to attend the 2015 ISTE Conference and the PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovators Summit. 

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January is 'National Mentoring Month'

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President Barack Obama has declared January National Mentoring Month across the country.

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Florida Educator Training & Free Access to Premium Content from PBS LearningMedia

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Join us for a free, informational webinar on January 26, 2015 to learn more about the new custom service for educators from Florida PBS LearningMedia. The free digital media library features 100,000+ resources including videos, games, lesson plans and more. The service also includes new tools such as a digital lesson builder, QuizMaker and storyboards.

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