On Our Minds: Talking About Teen Mental Health with Student Reporting Labs

PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Labs (SRL) launched On Our Minds with Noah+Zion, a limited-run podcast series on teen mental health this spring. Over a series of five episodes, 16-year-old hosts Noah Konevitch of Lebanon, Pennsylvania and Zion Williams of Clinton Township, Michigan, explored various mental health challenges affecting today’s teens, and shared coping mechanisms from mental health experts.

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10 Things SRL Alum Zhenwei Gao Learned as a Youth Journalist

In the blink of an eye, I am a high school graduate. Amongst the wonderful memories of high school are the lessons I learned working as a youth journalist with PBS NewsHour’s Student Reporting Labs. Here are my 10 reflections from my own experiences and growth.

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Student activists help divert millions in funding away from law enforcement in schools

The role of police officers in schools has come under increasing scrutiny, as communities across the U.S. respond to calls for racial justice and re-evaluate student safety. In Los Angeles, student activists played a major role in getting the school district to move away from funding police in schools. Julia Escobar, of the NewsHour’s Student Reporting Labs youth journalism program, has the story.

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