Through Resource class, students with Individualized Education Plans (IEP) at Hallie Wells Middle School in Maryland have the opportunity to do their homework with the help of specialized Resource teachers.
The Restorative Circles program at Independence High School in Charlotte, North Carolina gives students the opportunity to talk openly about mental health and learn different ways to cope with the everyday pressures of high school.
In Margate, Florida, the non-profit organization B-Great provides open mic opportunities and performing venues for underprivileged artists.
SRL reporter Joseph Fernandez talked to students and faculty at Christopher Columbus High School in Miami, Florida about Explorer Reads. Participants of the early literacy program gather, distribute and read books to children who are learning to read.
In Florida, Arc Broward’s annual pageant celebrates and empowers young women with disabilities. For Mahogani Gibson, it helped her break out of her comfort zone and taught her about perseverance.
In Southern California, West Ranch High School senior Maggie Lin organizes weekly visits to a local elementary school classroom for students with special needs.
The Special Olympics Unified Schools program at Maui High School in Hawaii creates inclusive leadership opportunities for students with and without intellectual disabilities.
Young West Virginians wrestle with the decision to leave the state they love in search of economic security. The recent boom in natural gas pipeline construction is offering opportunities, but some are concerned the industry is only producing temporary jobs and further compounding the brain-drain of young, educated talent.
At Milwaukee Area Technical College in Wisconsin, students are given an affordable option to receive hands-on training and experience in video journalism.
Teens for Tots in L’Anse Creuse, Michigan teaches high school students about early childhood education while providing a valuable daycare service to the community.
In this 360-degree video, SRL reporter Ethan Schwindt talks to students who are taking advantage of vocational training through Skills USA, a career and technical organization.
First-generation college student Valerie Perez and graduating high school senior Eymard Bracamontes describe how the AVID program has prepared them for the challenges of higher education.
Middle Creek High School in Apex, North Carolina is one of the only schools in the district that offers a program like Peer Networks, which brings together students to socialize with their peers in the special education program.
High schooler Sumeet Gulati created a competitive dance team in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida to showcase Punjabi culture in his local community.