By Student Reporting Labs
PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Labs’ series, “No Labels Attached,” is tackling the question of how stereotypes are impacting young people. On this Superbowl Sunday, we're taking a look at what youth around the country are saying about misconceptions and stereotypes…
By PBS NewsHour
American students today are more comfortable than ever celebrating their identities in terms of race, class, sexual orientation or gender. But stereotypes continue nonetheless. NewsHour’s Student Reporting Labs’ new “No Labels Attached” series has asked high-schoolers across the country to…
By PBS NewsHour Weekend
NewsHour Weekend producers Laura Fong and Mori Rothman reported in 2019 on the impact of the U.S. trade war with China on farmers in North Carolina and Wisconsin a year ahead of the 2020 Republican and Democratic national conventions. They…
This year, NewsHour Weekend’s Christopher Booker and Tom Casciato reported on the notion of masculinity through the lens of music and also profiled musician Carlos Santana. They join Hari Sreenivasan to discuss their mutual love for music and how it…
Hundreds of Illinois schools in 2017 and 2018 were secluding children in isolation rooms at alarming rates and often for reasons that violated the law, an investigation by the Chicago Tribune and ProPublica found. At least 20,000 children were put…
By Hari Sreenivasan, Cat Wise
Baltimore has long struggled with poverty, crime, high unemployment and a low public high school graduation rate -- around 70 percent. But one charter school for sixth through twelfth graders is bucking that trend, graduating 95 percent of seniors and…
The Chicago teachers’ strike is now in its fifth day, with no clear indication of when it might end. Teachers are calling for changes that include increased compensation, but also go beyond it -- and they charge that the city’s…
By Kathleen Foody, Don Babwin, Associated Press
It follows months of negotiations between the union and Chicago Public Schools that failed to resolve disputes over pay and benefits, class size and teacher preparation time.
By Hari Sreenivasan
November marks the 50th anniversary of public television’s “Sesame Street," a cultural landmark widely praised for its approach to children’s programming. But beyond the songs and fun, "Sesame Street" does some serious work for those in need, providing special support…
By Nsikan Akpan
Every 1-degree-Fahrenheit increase in average temperature reduces student learning by 1 percent, a study finds.
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