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By John Yang, Henry Brannan, Maea Lenei Buhre, Dan Sagalyn
How are the pandemic, social isolation and remote learning affecting mental health among adolescents? Our Student Reporting Labs teamed up with Well Beings, a public media reporting initiative, to find out. Using a unique back-to-school curriculum, student reporters recorded video…
The summer job is a rite of passage for many teens and younger adults. Because of the pandemic, however, traditional roles such as camp counselor, lifeguard and waiter, are scarce. But as John Yang reports, some local governments are providing…
By John Yang, Gretchen Frazee
Schools across the U.S. have now been shuttered for weeks, forcing kids to stay home and parents to help orchestrate their online learning. But the adjustments to remote study and social isolation aren't easy for young people. NewsHour’s Student Reporting…
By Student Reporting Labs
After a historic turnout from Generation Z in the 2018 midterm elections, Democratic presidential candidates are heavily courting young voters. Our Student Reporting Labs reached out to teenagers around the country to understand what issues they care about and what…
By Jeffrey Brown, Anne Azzi Davenport, Ilana Bernstein
“Be More Chill,” a Broadway musical written by Joe Tracz and scored by Joe Iconis, explores the emotional rollercoaster of growing up -- with a magical twist. The show’s release comes on the heels of several other successful musicals about…
By Lora Strum
For poet Hala Alyan, year 29 was an "emotional border" comprised of necessary endings and new beginnings.
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.
By Matthew Perrone, Associated Press
Since 2017, FDA officials have discussed e-cigarettes as a potential tool to ween adult smokers off cigarettes. But now health officials says teenage use of e-cigarette has reached "epidemic" levels and is calling on the industry to address the problem…
By Kavitha Cardoza, Education Week
It looks like a flash drive, can be hidden anywhere and doesn't create tell-tale smoke. Across the country, the use of these e-cigarettes are spiking among youth, but parents often aren't even sure what they are and many teens mistakenly…
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