For Immediate Release                                                                                   
Contact: Kristin Tutino, (585) 258-0253

WXXI-TV HELPS STUDENTS PREPARE FOR THE 2010 REGENTS EXAMS WITH REGENTS REVIEW 2.0

Rochester, New York (April 27, 2010) – WXXI will broadcast Regents Review 2.0, a series of test-prep programs for high school students who plan to take the New York State Regents exams. The series will air weekdays from 4:30 – 5:30 p.m. on WXXI-TV (DT21.1/cable 1011 and 11) from May 3rd to May 20th. It will also air on City 12 (cable 12) weekdays from 4:30 – 5:30 p.m. from May 10th to June 21st.

This widespread television and web-based series features one-hour, in-depth review programs on fourteen different subjects – one program for each of the specific New York State curriculum areas tested annually through Regents exams. Hosted by master teachers, the shows are presented in a lively, interactive television format. The series is targeted primarily to high school students in grades 9 - 12 (ages 13 - 17), and their parents.  A large, secondary audience of teachers and BOCES students is also reached through repeat TV show airings, classroom tape playback of programs, and through programs downloaded via the Regents Review web site.

For up-to-date Regents exam information, video clips, test taking tips, and links to our new social media sites, visit: www.regentsreview2.net.

For a complete schedule, visit <wxxi.org/education/k12/regents.html>.

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