Nation Feb 13Parkland’s legacy: Heightened security, stricter dress codes and political advocacy
A year after a gunman killed 17 at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, the lives and outlooks of students across the country are also permanently altered. The NewsHour’s Student Reporting Labs spoke to several of them about…
Education Jan 01The stories student reporters want to see in 2019
Participants from the NewsHour’s Student Reporting Labs, a project that teaches young reporters about journalism and media literacy, share what they’d like to see from the media in 2019.
Nation Nov 30Newark Youth Court gives juvenile offenders a jury of their peers
How should efforts to implement criminal justice reform handle minor offenses committed by juveniles? Officials in Newark, New Jersey, are trying a new approach: municipal courts, public schools and police have aligned to develop an alternative sentencing program for teenagers:…
Politics Nov 05What would get young people to vote? These teens have some ideas
Will the youth vote turn out on Tuesday? NewsHour Student Reporting Labs interviewed 300 young people to get the next generation’s take on why it is important to vote.
Politics Nov 05What’s driving young voters to the polls in Virginia?
In Virginia, our Student Reporting Lab from Dominion High School spoke to Senate candidates Republican Corey Stewart and incumbent Democratic Sen. Tim Kaine about some of the hottest issues: immigration and gun control.
Politics Nov 04Ask a teenager: What are the 2018 midterms about?
From opinions about gun laws to issues of inequality and immigration tactics, middle and high school students with PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Lab asked teenagers across the country what are on their minds in the countdown to the 2018 midterms.
Nation Nov 03What can be done to motivate young voters? Students answer
From focusing on local issues and making voting a requirement to lowering the voting age, middle and high school students from PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Labs got ideas from teenagers across the country about how to motivate young people to…
Education Aug 01For these students, boat building is a vessel for healing
In our NewsHour Shares, a unique program that teaches urban youth how to build boats also grows their communication skills and self-confidence. As part of our Student Reporting Labs, Anthony Rivera of the U School in Philadelphia reports.
Nation Mar 25Youth of color say the March for Our Lives represents a lifelong battle
Students of color, whose communities are disproportionately affected by gun violence, say the March for Our Lives was especially significant to them.
Education Jan 30Why teachers are training themselves to be ‘dreamer’ allies
In California, home to the largest number of undocumented students enrolled in public school, many are scared they may not reach graduation amid political uncertainty over DACA protections. But an increasing number of educators are getting training to become Dreamer…