School Climate & Safety As Election 2020 Grinds On, Young Voters Stay Hooked
In states like Georgia, the push to empower the youth vote comes to fruition at a time when “every vote counts” is more than just a slogan.
Student Well-Being Casting Their First Ballots, Teen Voters Confront Pandemic's Barriers
From registration to balloting, COVID-19's disruption is adding friction for young people casting their first votes. Some are helping others navigate the process.
Equity & Diversity Are Strained Police Relations With Black Teens a Solvable Problem?
A leadership program for young Black men looks to confront racism in law enforcement. Corey Mitchell explains.
Equity & Diversity Opinion What Abolishing the Police Means to Me: A Student's Perspective
Young people deserve a say in how to keep their communities safe, writes high school student M’munga Songolo.
Equity & Diversity Opinion Why I'm Designing Anti-Bias Training for My Classmates
Schools are not preparing students to enter an increasingly diverse world, writes high school senior Zoë Jenkins.
Student Well-Being Video How Students Find Strength Now | Learning My Voice Has Power
Student-activist Brandon Griggs and Jacksonville’s Samuel Newby reflect on how to empower students to use their voice in their communities.
Student Well-Being Video How Students Find Strength Now | Becoming Independent Learners – Collectively
Principal Jill Gurtner and Matthew Thompson reflect on how a community can encourage students in the productive struggle of learning.
Student Well-Being Video How Students Find Strength Now | Supporting Student Leadership
Youth advocate Cristina Perez talks to student-activist Jennifer Belo on how to elevate student voice in times of crisis and beyond.
Equity & Diversity Photos The Role of K-12 Students in Protests Against Racism and Police Brutality
As protests against police violence have continued, students have joined in speaking out against racial injustice.
School Climate & Safety Video ‘The World is Watching Us’: High School Students Reflect on Police Brutality Protests
Following the killing of George Floyd, high school students across the country organized and participated in protests.
Curriculum How States and Schools Are Working to Grow Young Voters
States are tweaking voter registration laws for teenage voters and schools are busing students to the polls. Will these efforts help young people get in the habit of voting?
School Climate & Safety Opinion I'm a Superintendent. My Students' Activism Is Key to Their Academic Success
Instead of cultivating a generation of critical thinkers, we have grown a generation of disaffected test-takers and passive learners, writes Superintendent Michael Matsuda.