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Florida news outlets report on John Hopkins video

Three local news channels in St. Petersburg, Fla. recently reported on the video that John Hopkins Middle School students made for Student Reporting Labs about chronic fighting at their school. ABC Channel 11, CBS Channel 10 and FOX 13 all visited instructor Luanne Dietz's classroom and interviewed students about producing the video.[This video is no longer available.] Read More

Iowa Reporting Labs Students Report on Caucuses

Students from Shenandoah, Iowa are busy making a video report about the Iowa Caucuses for Student Reporting Labs. Recently, they attended the famed first event in the presidential primaries and blogged about the experience at reportinglabs.tumblr.com. Read More

Actor Denzel Washington Discusses Dropout Epidemic

The NewsHour's Gwen Ifill recently interviewed actor Denzel Washington about his work with at-risk youth. This piece is part of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting's American Graduate project, of which Student Reporting Labs is a part. Read More

PBS Student Reporting Labs Embraced at ISTE Conference

Almost 18,000 educators and exhibitors attended the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) annual conference and exhibition at the Pennsylvania Convention Center June 26-29. Among the participants were 1,152 presenters and 940 international attendees from 63 countries. During Monday’s Student Reporting Labspresentation and panel discussion, teachers and educators watched the students’ work and asked questions about the process and the benefits of using journalism as a form of interactive learning. Read More