What’s It Like to Graduate and Start College During a Pandemic?
As the school year ends, three Colorado students reflect on a year of extra hurdles, frequent quarantines, and navigating transitions in challenging circumstances.
When Teachers Struggled to Address Racism, These Students Showed Them How
Students at a Chicago school hold a teach-in for faculty on being antiracist, sparking change at the school and leading to the birth of a new nonprofit dedicated to centering student voices.
Erasure and Stereotypes in School Lessons Left Me Searching for Myself
Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders have never been represented in the curricula of American schools. It's time I saw myself in the books we're assigned for class.
For Students Like Me, the Arts Aren’t an 'Extra.’ They’re a Lifeline
Schools should aim to produce well-rounded students. They can’t do that if they don’t allocate resources and support for the arts.
Youth-Led Activism is Key to Building a Better World
Youth activists have been at the center of social movements throughout history. Now, they are leading the fight for equity and racial justice in the middle of a pandemic.
What the Future Must Look Like for Kids in 2021
Educators, students, policymakers, activists, and entrepreneurs reflect on a tumultuous year as they prepare for what's next.
How the Class of 2020 is Persevering Through the Pandemic
Last year’s graduating seniors are doing more than taking 2020 in stride.. They are converting disappointments, surprises, and tragedies into life lessons for the rest of us.
One Student's Perspective on the Pandemic
This Harvard freshman moved from Texas to Massachusetts, knowing she wouldn’t step into the classroom. She has no regrets.
Keeping Hope Alive Through Dance
When a pandemic interrupted this Kentucky senior's plans to compete and dance around the country, she brought the rhythm to her hometown instead.