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The PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Labs initiative is building the next generation of public media with a unique digital journalism curriculum, local PBS station mentors and the opportunity to tell important community stories to the world.

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10 Things SRL Alum Zhenwei Gao Learned as a Youth Journalist

Student Reporting Labs program alum Zhenwei Gao of Etiwanda High School in Rancho Cucamonga, CA reflects on the key lessons, takeaways and memories she's gained as a youth journalist for the three past years.
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SoCal Student Featured in PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Labs Special on COVID's Impact on Education

PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Labs hosted a special called Disrupted: How COVID Changed Education, where students spoke about the systemic issues they noticed in their schools during the pandemic.
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A Student Shares His Virtual SRL Summer Academy Experience

After this year's SRL Summer Academy went virtual, student Harlow Frank was nervous about working virtually, but he embraced the new medium and produced a video piece on how a young man is dealing with mental health during the pandemic.
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Southern California Students Share Their Perspectives on COVID-19 and School Closures

When schools across California transitioned to distance learning, Student Reporting Labs participants grabbed their phones to share their day-to-day experiences in this new normal.
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Canyon High School Pitches to PBS SoCal Production Team

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The Issues Concerning SRL Students This Election Year

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