As parents and caregivers know, Network Knowledge provides programming that both entertains and educates your children. We are proud of the fact that more than a third of all of our daily programming is dedicated to childrens' education.
Network Knowledge understands that every child deserves the chance to learn to read and succeed in school. In addition to broadcasting 48 hours per week of quality children's educational programming, the station's Ready To Learn initiative promotes literacy and self-esteem to area disadvantaged children through book ownership, interactive activities and encouragement of parental involvement in education.
As part of our goal to get kids ready to learn, Network Knowledge is helping parents, teachers, and caregivers across central Illinois use public television to help children love learning. As a station, Network Knowledge works to build partnerships between our Illinois public television station and local community organizations such as child care centers, schools, libraries, businesses, civic groups, and government agencies. To extend the educational impact of Ready To Learn programs "beyond the screen," Network Knowledge PBS Springfield, Quincy and Macomb must do the following: