Schools across the U.S. have now been shuttered for weeks, forcing kids to stay home and parents to help orchestrate their online learning. But the adjustments to remote study and social isolation aren’t easy for young people. NewsHour’s Student Reporting Labs, our journalism training program for high school students, shares some of the ways teenagers are coping in the age of social distancing.
Last fall, students at SRL Lab Dominion High School in Sterling, Va. produced a piece on Latinx stereotypes for SRL’s first assignment: No Labels. Local Spanish-speaking station Telemundo Washington, D.C. covered the video’s producers after the piece was awarded with a Quill & Scroll Award.