Located in an impoverished Mojave Desert community, Black Rock Continuation High School is an alternative school for students at risk of dropping out; Black Rock is their last chance. Extraordinary educators believe that empathy and life skills, more than academics, give these underserved students command of their own futures.
FOX News Sunday anchor Chris Wallace moderates the final presidential candidates’ debate at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. The PBS NEWSHOUR presents live coverage of the debate followed by analysis, co-anchored by Gwen Ifill and Judy Woodruff, with David Brooks, Mark Shields, Amy Walter and John Yang.
Nearly 6,000 children are being homeschooled in Hawai‘i. INSIGHTS ON PBS HAWAI‘I takes a look at parents’ different reasons for not sending their children through the school system. Guests will also discuss the pros and cons of homeschooling.
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Machines with human-like capabilities have long been the stuff of science fiction. Until now. Meet the world’s most advanced humanoid robots as they leave the lab, battle real-world challenges and endeavor to become part of our everyday lives.
This short film is about the preservation of Hawaiian cultural traditions and understandings in modern day society. It is told through the lens of Ho‘onani, a 6th grade student who dreams of leading the boys -only hula troupe at her school in Honolulu. She’s fortunate that her teacher understands first-hand what it is like to be “in the middle” of kāne and wahine and the Hawaiian philosophy of valuing and respecting māhū, those who embody both masculine and feminine spirit. Ho‘onani and her kumu set out to prove that what matters most is what’s inside a person’s heart and mind.
Neuroscientist David Eagleman explores the human brain in an epic series that reveals the ultimate story of us – why we feel and think the things we do. This ambitious series blends science with innovative visual effects and compelling personal stories.
How Do I Decide?
Learn how the brain navigates the tens of thousands of conscious decisions we make every day and the many more unconscious decisions we make about everything from whom we find attractive to what we perceive.