The Common Core Standards is an attempt to elevate standards in learning, and assist students to become critical thinkers and more prepared for life after they graduate. So how do students think their schools are doing in this transition? De-Bug created a survey for students to gauge the progress at their own schools. This survey is part of a larger effort of organizing around ensuring student voices are heard in regards to Common Core.
Sparked by state delegate Ray Canterbury’s (R-West Virginia) suggestion, “it would be a good idea…if kids work for their lunches”, his response to Senate Bill 663, The kNOw gathered youth reactions to what this policy would mean for students and especially those who depend on free school meals.
This editorial was produced in association with New America Media,
a national association of ethnic media, and was published by more than
50 ethnic media across the country to bring attention to the urgency of
Last week’s Supreme Court decision about health care reform means new possibilities for youth. Looking to gauge the potential impact of the new law on young people, De-Bug asked folks what their worst health-related experience has been and whether they were able to receive care.
Writing, video, comic, and audio diaries from a generation of Bay Area youth and organizers from San Jose, Oakland, and San Francisco sharing the layered thoughts and emotions surrounding the new temporary work permit program.
The following video previews several upcoming mini-documentaries on immigrant elders living in Silicon Valley. The project is part of a larger multimedia endeavor chronicling the story of arrival and becoming by immigrants in the region.