Students’ excitement to run for office tempered by politics

In West Virginia, an 18-year-old is running for state delegate and would become one of the youngest lawmakers in the country. College freshman Saira Blair has already defeated an incumbent three times her age last month in the primary. PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Labs asked teens across the country for their reaction and whether they could ever imagine themselves running for office in the future. Read More

Weighing the health costs of high school football

The debate over the health risks of high school football has escalated since three student players died in a week. PBS NewsHour’s Student Reporting Labs talk to the football team at T.C. Williams High School in Virginia for their response. Then Gwen Ifill sits down with Steven Broglio, director of the NeuroSport Research Laboratory at the University of Michigan to discuss the risks to young athletes. Read More

Should pro athletes be considered role models?

By a two-to-one margin, Americans disapprove of the way the NFL has handled domestic violence incidents involving its players, according to a poll conducted by ABC News and Marist college. The NewsHour's Student Reporting Labs team asked high school students if professional athletes should be considered role models. Read More

Huff: Grateful for ‘amazing’ Reporting Labs experience

I didn't expect that being named a member of the inaugural class of PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Labs All-Stars would lead me to a White House Q&A with the executive director of the Joining Forces initiative and a one-on-one conversation with presidential debate moderator and Read More