Noah Konevitch of Lebanon, Pennsylvania and Zion Williams of Clinton Township, Michigan are highschoolers and co-hosts of the PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Labs podcast On Our Minds with Noah and Zion.
After more than a year of battling a pandemic, lockdowns, economic hardship, and remote schooling challenges, it’s no wonder that mental health among teens is a urgent issue. For the PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Labs, the answer to address the issue was to have teens talk about teenage mental health concerns.
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More than half of public schools around the country are back to full time in-person classes. But many school districts still are using distance or hybrid learning, and there are many questions ahead about what it will take to reopen more fully in the coming months. Read more>
COVID is Gen Z’s “Where were you when the world stopped?” moment. Has it inspired them to do something different in life? What lessons have they taken from living through a pandemic? We gave our PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Labs kids an assignment: a video diary on how they feel now about a post-COVID future. Read more.