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Education Mar 01PBS NewsHour names 20 fellows for summer student reporting academy
This summer, 20 talented young storytellers from 11 states will gather in the nation’s capital to help build the future of public media.
Education Apr 20PBS NewsHour names 18 fellows for inaugural student reporting academy
This summer, 18 talented young storytellers from 11 states will convene in the nation’s capital with a common objective: to help build the future of public media.
Education Mar 16Millennials ‘confused, appalled’ by racist fraternity video
The nine-second video featuring members of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity at the University of Oklahoma singing a racist chant has sparked anger and confusion for many millennials across the country. Students held protests on campuses and took to social…
Education Nov 04Youth reporters investigate how minimum wage, gender and social media affect politics
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…
Education Nov 04Teens weigh in on future of American political system
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.
Nation Aug 26Youth seek solutions as Chicago’s violent summer persists
Since the summer of 2012, when the city recorded the nation's highest homicide count, shootings have become a large part of an ongoing discussion about relations between the police and residents, neighborhood safety and gun control legislation.
World Aug 21Malala hopeful that Pakistan will move past violence to a stronger democracy
Seventeen-year-old education activist and Pakistani native Malala Yousafzai says now is not the right time for anti-government protests in her home country, adding that the current government should be allowed to complete a five-year term to accomplish its big goals.
Education Apr 21Student reporters honored as #NextGen public media producers
What do an eighth grade news anchor from Newark, N.J., a three-time student Emmy winner from Michigan and Montana's Journalist of the Year scholarship winner all have in common? These students, along with eight other youth journalists from across the…
Nation Mar 03Quiz: How well do you know notable women?
To commemorate the contributions of women both past and present, the PBS NewsHour has created a quiz to test your knowledge about notable women.
Science Feb 26Do dogs feel shame? You may be surprised
Scientists say dogs don’t really feel shame. The “guilty” look is really an attempt to change your response to them.