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Young people are changing the conversation around climate change

Young people around the world are participating in the #ClimateStrike ahead of the United Nations climate summit in New York. In the past year, youth movements have made global headlines and gotten the attention of political leaders. PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Labs turned to its national network of teen journalists… Read More

SRL Connected Educator of the Month | August 2019

Sarah Oberholtzer is Free Spirit Media’s Program Coordinator for the FSM News South after-school program at Gary Comer Youth Center on the south side of Chicago. While studying Radio, Television & Film at Northwestern University, Sarah began leading programs for youth interested in digital media and social justice. Free Spirit… Read More

Station Spotlight | WHYY

WHYY has been a big part of SRL due, in part, to its great relationship with one of its education producers Lisa Wilk, who has been an instrumental part of making SRL a success in Philadelphia. Wilk has helped various students produce pieces about women entrepreneurs and artists to stories… Read More

SRL Connected Educator of the Month | May 2019

Justin Deutsch Justin joined SRL through his local PBS affiliate WHYY about six years ago when he was a special education teacher. At the time, WHYY had set up a Flash Media SRL Lab at LINC High School where Justin decided to learn about journalism techniques and editing… Read More

What does #LifeAfterHighSchool look like for you?

The excitement of graduating is often coupled with the anxiety of what to do next, and the difficult decisions around work, school, and money that lie ahead. We want to hear from students about what’s next after graduation. Are you taking time off school? Going straight to a four-year or… Read More

Station Spotlight | West Virginia Public Broadcasting

West Virginia Public Broadcasting has been supporting and engaging with local schools in their community for years. Most recently, the station’s news director, Jesse Wright, and his team worked with student reporters from Morgantown High School on a story about pipeline construction in the state. Read More