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New NPT Children`s Schedule

Published on June 5, 2014 By Joe Pagetta

To better serve your children’s programming needs, we occasionally make some shifts in the PBS Kids schedule. This latest change, effective June 2, 2014,  stacks some of the most popular shows, so kids can get twice as much Sesame Street, Wild Kratts, Curious George and Arthur. Enjoy! 6:00 a.m. Wild Kratts 6:30 Wild Kratts 7:00 […]

What We`re Reading This Summer

Published on July 17, 2011 By Joe Pagetta

Even though we run a television station, we’re big on books and reading at Nashville Public Television, whether it’s doing it ourselves or encouraging other people to do it. Nearly all our kids programs are about reading in some way, whether it’s Super Why!, Word Girl, Sesame Street or Martha Speaks. We’ve been talking about […]

The Electric Company to the Literacy Rescue

Published on August 15, 2008 By Joe Pagetta

Here’s a sobering statistic. It’s 2008 and more than half of 6-9-year-olds in America can’t read at grade level. A national crisis, no doubt. Public broadcasting, because it’s freely available to most if not all Americans, is often uniquely positioned to deliver the educational resources needed to address a crisis. Over the past few years, […]