Shattering Pageant Stereotypes
Children with disabilities use pageant platform to amplify their voices
Quaranteens: Day in the Life # 2
How social isolation is affecting teens' mental health
Quaranteens: Day in the Life
Teens share some of the ways they are coping in the age of social distancing.
Creating a Concussion Sensor
A young entrepreneur is changing the way we detect head impacts and concussions in sports. PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Labs has the story.
Native Alaskans Document the Effects of Climate Change
The Local Environmental Observer Network in Alaska allows citizens to share their observations about animal, environment, and weather events. This story is from PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Labs.
Plastics Pollute Paradise
Citizen scientists are coming together to clean trash that is washing up on the beaches of Maui. PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Labs has the story.
Frogwatching Makes A Difference
FrogWatch USA is helping citizen scientists understand the significance of frogs as an indicator of environmental health. This segment is from PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Labs.
In Upstate New York, students have created the Finger Lakes Phenology Trail. PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Labs has the story.
Trash Cans Full of Treasure
In Texas, high school students are working to develop a more efficient and sustainable waste management system.
Student club affects the campus and community climate by promoting sustainability measures
Students from Canyon High School in Santa Clarita, California are working towards environmental sustainability, organizing community trash pickups and trying to shift the culture for the next generation.
Austin youth creates a food pantry service for homeless community members
Sources of Strength Helps Struggling Teens
Peer-led programs help destigmatize teen mental health
Flint Water Crisis Update
Flint Michigan is still a city in crisis, what has happened since the Flint water crisis started?
Peer Helpers Support Mental Wellness
Lebanon Valley College supports mental health with a 50/50 peer to peer counseling program
Recycling for Cancer Research
Cancer research finds new uses for old brain tissue
Mental health patients heal through art
Students find out how Art Works helps mental health patients heal.
Martial Arts program punches low life expectancies
One woman takes on the hard streets of Roxbury, Massachusetts with fitness and nutrition.
Crisis Doesn’t Take A Time Out
Time Out Youth provides space to get support and be yourself.
Seabirds and Citizen Science
Observers comb local beaches for dead birds as indicator of environmental health
WildSci in Utah
Students at Judge Memorial High School learn about citizen science to help document local wildlife
Finding Meaning in the DR
Blue Missions provides running water to Dominican Republic communities
Rethinking Language Barriers
How language barriers can affect students at home and in the classroom
Students talk to South Charleston Mayor on the city’s progress
South Charleston Mayor Frank Mullens spoke to students from South High School about new Tax increment financing regulations. The regulations will add a tax to new buildings in the city which would be used to fund infrastructure like roads and schools.
This rural community is connecting its young people to the arts
Rural teens interested in the arts may find it challenging to reach their goals. But one small Maine community is pumping millions of dollars into programs to connect people – especially youth – to the arts.
Once a week, this special education classroom gets a visit from local high schoolers
Utah's Refugee Women
The unique challenges facing refugee women in Utah
Grappling With Student Debt
College-bound students weigh their options amid rising cost of loans
This is how students from across the ability spectrum are building community
Students create app to encourage their peers to be more sustainable
Students at Middle Creek High School created an app called “Eco Let’s Go!,” giving kids incentives when you positively impact the environment like turning off the lights, taking shorter showers and recycling.
Are students taking the BART safe?
BART is an essential form of rail transportation in the Oakland, California area. Teen reporters spoke to students about the rise in crime on the BART and how it has affected their commute.
Family Matters: Abelardos Restaurant in Nebraska
Abel Gonzalez, an immigrant from Mexico, talks about sharing his culture with Omaha through food.
This food pantry educates students on the importance of giving back
A school in Omaha, Nebraska is educating students on the importance of giving back. Lewis and Clark Middle School’s food pantry not only supplies canned goods but coats and other supplies for students and families in need as well.
Nebraska's youth volunteer at animal shelter
The Nebraska Humane Society cares for hundreds of abused and neglected animals a year. The non-profit founded in 1875 will be revamped to make space for even more.
Restorative circles give students the space to reflect and problem-solve
Hooked on Literacy
Explorer Reads promotes early literacy in Miami
The M.O.R.E group helps male students on their journey to manhood
The M. O. R. E. Group offers young boys in Clarksburg, Maryland a safe place to be productive. The program engages students after class in activities like discussing current events and playing sports in an effort to curb misconduct.
This pre-school provides care for underserved communities
Founded in 1971, Florence Fuller is a non-profit preschool in Boca Raton, Florida for parents that cannot afford to send their kids to school while also keeping their stomachs full. The non-profit has provided children a pathway out of poverty, inspiring them to make local and global differences and realize their full potential.
Finding hope for women and children
Shepherd's Place serves as a homestead for mothers and children who are victims of domestic violence, substance abuse or personal tragedy.
South Florida music program helps young artists rise above their struggles
Fighting Social Anxieties
Are public speaking requirements a barrier for students with anxiety?
School implements mindfulness intiative to boost student mood and focus
Behind the Walkouts
School walkout builds momentum for student empowerment
Shooting for the Moon
Coed basketball builds confidence for students with learning disabilities
17 Minutes for 17 Lives
Wyoming teens walkout to remember and honor those lost at Parkland
Good Clothes, Good People
Students are using dumpsters as a canvas to make artful clothing donation bins
Ambition Has No Gender
This openly transgender student dreams of reaching the stars as an astrophysicist
Time for Change
These California teens are ready to enact change after the Parkland shooting
Surviving Illness Together
Miami teen creates Victory 4 Kids Foundation to bring joy to chronically ill children
This student-run program prepares teens for healthy relationships
Redefining Social Spaces in Malls
As shopping malls close, teens seek new ways to socialize
SRL in the Philippines
Students in our special Philippines bureau report on the fight for free education
Allied as a Family
Students find community in Gay Straight Alliance club
Enough is Enough
Students in Norfolk, Virginia walkout in the aftermath of the Parkland shooting
Second Women's March forces on elections and voting
A second annual Womens March was held in Charlotte, North Carolina to maintain momentum and champion womens' rights.
National Alliance combats the stigma of mental illness
Students from Dominion High School in Sterling, Virginia interview various individuals involved with the National Alliance for Mental Illness about their activities in the northern Virginia area.
Clearing the Air
Student activists rally for Clean Air in Salt Lake City
Policing in the Age of Social Media
Law enforcement officers jobs are impacted by social media and activism
High Schoolers in San Francisco start Slant, an art show designed for youth artists of color
Slant, a student-run art organization in San Francisco, gives young artists of color an opportunity to showcase their work, and acts as a safe space for their creative community.
Kiara Brown was disappointed with childrens books, so she wrote her own
High school student Kiara Brown wrote the children's book Princess Pretend and the Not Knight to teach young children the value of discovering their own passions, and not relying on gender norms and stereotypes to determine their goals in life.
Coming Together to Beat Cancer
NJ teens raise funds to beat back breast cancer
Salt Lake City teens explore the challenges of mental health and the benefits of self-love
School Spirit Care and Feeding
Houston student council doesn't take school spirit for granted
Student-led diversity club in Sandy, Utah supports minority students
Neurodiversity Takes Center Stage
Neurodiverse students in Texas take center stage in theatrical performances
Singing Connects Generations
Texas teens started a club to sing to the elderly
One Bowl at a Time
Empty Bowl Festival in Texas helps feed the hungry
Boating for Mental Health
Students build boats to raise money for mental health