Fred Rogers http://wesa.fm en Fred Rogers Co. Receives $3 Million Math Grant http://wesa.fm/post/fred-rogers-co-receives-3-million-math-grant <p>It’s a beautiful day in the neighborhood for The Fred Rogers Co. after landing a $3 million grant from the National Science Foundation.</p><p>The three-year grant is part of the NSF’s Advancing Informal Learning program and is the foundation’s first preschool mathematics investment in the Pittsburgh region.</p><p>About $1.2 million will go toward the development of a new cartoon, “Peg + Cat.” The Fred Rogers Co. is the executive producer of the program, which follows a girl and her cat as they use mathematics to solve everyday problems.</p> Mon, 11 Nov 2013 17:31:17 +0000 Michael Lynch 19611 at http://wesa.fm Pittsburgh Children's Museum Offers Free Admission for Mister Rogers Day http://wesa.fm/post/pittsburgh-childrens-museum-offers-free-admission-mister-rogers-day <p>Your friendly neighbors at the <a href="https://pittsburghkids.org/exhibits/fred-rogers-us">Pittsburgh Children's Museum</a> will waive admission fees on Wednesday, March 20 — just tell 'em Mister Rogers sent you.</p> Tue, 19 Mar 2013 19:20:50 +0000 Josh Raulerson 4072 at http://wesa.fm Pittsburgh Children's Museum Offers Free Admission for Mister Rogers Day