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Join the PBS KIDS Twitter Party About Vaccines

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PBS KIDS will be hosting a Twitter party promoting the upcoming documentary and discussing the topic of vaccinations on Tuesday, September 9 at 1pm EST.

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Watch PBS on Amazon Fire TV

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An announcement concerning the new PBS and PBS KIDS apps on Amazon Fire TV went out to stations earlier today. In case you missed the big reveal, we also wanted to post a copy to the SPI blog.

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New Bentomatic: PBS Digital Studios

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PBS Digital Studios developed a new and exciting Bentomatic that is now ready for stations to add to their sites. This Bentomatic came out of requests made by stations (like Detroit Public Television) for more easily accessible Digital Studios content on station sites.

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New Bentomatic: In Memory of Joan Rivers

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Comedian Joan Rivers passed away today at the age of 81. To commemorate her life and work, PBS Digital created a new Bentomatic page you can easily add to your local station's website.

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#NewsHourChat: How Important is Early Childhood Education?

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According to one of the most famous studies on education in American, access to early childhood education impacts more than a child’s future GPA. The “High/Scope Perry Preschool Study” followed 123 children born into poverty between the years 1962 and 1967.

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Chomp on This: Cookie Monster's Challenge App for iPad

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PBS KIDS and Sesame Street recently launched a new app, called Cookie Monster’s Challenge. This is the first app that PBS KIDS has developed with Sesame Workshop and is launching just in time for Sesame Street’s 45th anniversary

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Rethinking College in 3 #NewsHourChats

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As students around the country prepare for the fall semester, many will have more than midterms to worry about as they face rising tuition, student debt and an uncertain job market.

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Social Media Spotlight: Introducing PBS NEWS

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Happy last Thursday of the month! It’s time for this month’s Social Media Spotlight – PBS NEWS on YouTube.

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Local PBS Stations Accept Paula's ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

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What better way cool down on a hot summer day than to pour a bucket of icy water over your head? While it is incredibly effective, there's a lot more to this story. From celebrities, to politicians, and everyone in between, people all over the nation are willfully drenching themselves in arctic water in the name of charity. The ice bucket challenge raises awareness for ALS, in addition to raising

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Station Benchmarking Report Update

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We're very excited to share the latest version of the Station Benchmarking Report. The program launched earlier this Spring, and this is the second installment, showing data through full quarter Q2 2014 (April-June).

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