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Connections: RCSD students discuss their priorities for the district's budget

What do Rochester City School District students think about the district’s proposed budget? How will it impact them? We talk with students about their priorities and what they want the school board and the superintendent to know before the final vote. 
Our guests:

  • Sarah Adams, student leader with the Youth Advisory Committee, and freshman at East High School
  • Joshua Karnes, youth organizer at Teen Empowerment’s Eastside site, and freshman at School of the Arts
  • Seven Williams, youth organizer at Teen Empowerment’s Westside site, and freshman at School of the Arts
  • Jasmine Gripper, executive director of the Alliance for Quality Education
Evan Dawson is the host of "Connections with Evan Dawson." He joined WXXI in January 2014 after working at 13WHAM-TV, where he served as morning news anchor. He was hired as a reporter for 13WHAM-TV in 2003 before being promoted to anchor in 2007.
Megan Mack is the executive producer of "Connections with Evan Dawson" and live/televised engagement programming.
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