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SRL Connected Educator of the Month | January 2019

Altamese Osborne started a Lab with her students at Aldine Senior High School in Houston, Texas two years ago. Her tireless work is centered around preparing her students for the professional broadcasting field, and teaching them how to examine all aspects of storytelling to create great journalism. What is… Read More

Teen reporters share what they want from the news media in 2019

An increasing number of young people don’t trust the news media, so we asked our network of teen reporters what they hope to see from news organizations in 2019. Watch the segment that aired on the NewsHour’s New Year’s Day broadcast:   NewsHour Extra Lessons: What news stories… Read More

SRL Connected Educator of the Month | November 2018

SRL Connected Educator Michael Falevits brings a sense of optimism to SRL’s Free Spirit Media in Chicago. Mr. Falvits says his role as an educator is to demonstrate the connection between journalism and how it could impact the greater good of humanity. Read More

Station Spotlight | KLRU-TV, Austin PBS

For the past three years, KLRU has recruited SRL students to be a part of  their programming, such as American Graduate Day and Election Day coverage. On November 6, KLRU aired interviews about the youth vote from two of our Texas Labs, Pflugerville High School and Communications Arts High School, on their Facebook Live show called Decibal. Read More

SRL Connected Educator of the Month: October 2018

After years of working as a filmmaker for public television and later at an educational multimedia company that created interactive science and math curriculum, SRL Connected Educator Jim Thompson brought SRL’s STEM program into his classroom at Anacortes High School on a small island with the same name in Washington State. Read More