Tag Archives: PBS

The Tacoma Whole Child Initiative Update

Is it possible to transform an entire school district so that every child has school success? The Tacoma Whole Child Initiative (TWCI) is a 10-year partnership between Tacoma Public Schools and the University of Washington, and their goal is sustainable school transformation.…

Mr. Rogers and a Philosophy of Kindness

"Won't you be my Neighbor?"
“Won’t you be my Neighbor?”

I have to admit that when I was a little girl, I thought Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood was kind of humble and a little old-fashioned.

In 1972, I was four years old and on the forefront of the first generation that grew up watching the Children’s Programming Network on PBS, which started airing programs in 1968.…