Do vets coming home from the horrors of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars have something unusual to teach the young people of today? If you listen to West Point graduate and retired Lt. Col. David Oclander, who is now a … Continue reading
California recently passed an affirmative consent law, meaning that consensual sex requires a clear “yes” from both parties on college campuses. But some have challenged the practicality of the policy. Hari Sreenivasan moderates a debate between Jaclyn Friedman of “Yes Means Yes” and Shikha Dalmia of the Reason Foundation. Continue reading
WASHINGTON — The for-profit college sector filed a lawsuit Thursday that seeks to halt new regulations of its industry.
Workers considering heading back to school to boost their earning power may want to avoid certificate programs that last less than a year. By the end of the decade more than 60 percent of U.S. jobs are expected to require … Continue reading
Younger voters made a big difference for President Obama twice, but their numbers drop in midterm elections. Political editor Lisa Desjardins asks participants of NewsHour’s Student Reporting Labs in Kentucky, Michigan and Colorado to watch and react to this year’s political ads and explain what motivates them politically. Continue reading
As Democrats and Republicans seek out the young adult vote PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Labs looked at issues surrounding elections in their home states, from a bill on the minimum wage in Arkansas to the role of gender and social media in local politics. Continue reading
PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Labs asked teens across the country for their reaction to an 18-year-old running for office and whether they could ever imagine themselves doing the same. Continue reading
In October, the PBS NewsHour’s Extra team sent an anonymous online questionnaire about politics to 80 schools in the Student Reporting Labs network, which trains middle and high school students in video journalism. Here’s what they had to say. Continue reading
SAT scores for college hopefuls that took the exam in October are out. That is, unless the test taker is a resident of China or South Korea. Concerns over cheating have the College Board and the Educational Testing Service, the nonprofit organizations that design and administer the SAT, withholding scores for students from those countries. Continue reading
Parents, you can give up the twinge of guilt you feel when you let your toddler watch television or play with your smartphone or tablet, according to a new report from Zero to Three.