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Founder’s Note: Here’s what’s coming…

Summer is here, cicadas are showing up on DC’s weather radar, and most of us are straggling across the school year finish line exhausted and burnt out. So I wanted to share where I’m getting my energy and hope these days: student storytelling… Read More

Founder’s Note: One Year Later

SRL began #MoraleFriday in March 2020. This is from July 31, four and a half months after the offices shut down. Can you guess the theme? Team SRL Reflects on the Pandemic One Year Later Unbelievably, this week marks an entire year since Student Reporting Labs started… Read More

Founder’s Note: What we’re looking forward to in 2021

By Leah Clapman, SRL Founder & Managing Editor of Education for the PBS NewsHour What we’re looking forward to in 2021 2021 should be about learning from our mistakes, so to break my long-standing habit of burying the lede, I’ll start right off the top with what I’m… Read More

Founder’s Note: Gen Z, COVID and Election 2020

By SRL Founder, Leah Clapman “We’re living in a history book”… Gen Z, COVID and Election 2020 The homestretch is here and the youth vote is again in the spotlight. Ever since the 2012 election, Student Reporting Labs has been exploring the youth vote and why the turn… Read More

Founder’s Note: Student Reporting Labs at 10

By SRL Founder, Leah Clapman September 2019 “How can we get more teenagers to care about the news?” That’s the question that led to a sketch on a cocktail napkin connecting students to local public media stations, to the PBS NewsHour.  Growing up, we tuned… Read More

Past Newsletters

Back-to-School 2021 Newsletter (August) June 2021 Founder’s Notes: On Our Minds after being ‘Disrupted’ May 2021 April 2021 March 2021 Founder’s Notes: One Year Later February 2021 January 2021 Founder’s Notes: 2020 Year in Review November 2020 October… Read More