New standards and regulations for after-school programs

Studies show that out-of-school and after-school programming can help with student achievement and attendance, but those programs need to be of a high standard to be effective. We tell you about new regulations in Arizona for after-school programs and how a new set of voluntary standards are designed to enhance the quality of time spent out of class.

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Family Night: PBS KIDS movie marathon

Arthur and his friends gather on the couch with popcorn.

This weekend Arizona PBS KIDS is delivering a mini-marathon of hour-long specials! On Sept. 25, 26 and 27, join us at for "WordGirl: The Rise of Miss Power" at 6 p.m., "Odd Squad: World Turned Odd" at 7 p.m., "Rhythm and Roots of Arthur" at 8 p.m., and "Wild Kratts: Amazon’ Amazon Adventure" at 9 p.m.

'Great Performances at the Met' returns to Sundays at 9 a.m.

"Great Performances at the Met" brings the best of the Metropolitan Opera into the homes of classical music fans across the United States.

Nova: "How Writing Changed the World"

"Nova" explores new discoveries and how we have come this far on Wednesdays at 8 p.m. on Arizona PBS.