From Nakba to Now, a Palestinian Teen’s Journey of Resilience and Resistance

By Aida El-Hajjar, AGE 14 My name is Aida, which translates to “the return” in Arabic. I was given this name because, even though my parents are refugees, they were confident I would return to Palestine someday. This year marks the 75th anniversary of the Nakba, and ...

Exploring the Intersection Between Inflation and Houselessness

By IndyKids Staff What is inflation? One definition is “a rise in prices, which can be translated as the decline of purchasing power over time” (Investopedia). Why does the word “inflation” make most people’s eyes glaze over, and why do they try to think of — literally ...

Starr-Studded in Strikes

By Elizabeth Croft,  Editor Jingsia Hathorne AGE 14 Unions play a crucial role in positively impacting workers’ lives. Unions, as democratic entities, actively negotiate and uphold fair wages, affordable healthcare, job security, stable schedules and other essential rights. Various professions have established unions to safeguard these job-related ...

ChatGPT: This Isn’t Science Fiction. The AI Generation Is Here. Are Educators Ready?

By Luca Cantagallo, age 13 ChatGPT, a new artificial intelligence (AI) tool, has been taking the world by storm, and, in the process, confusing both parents and educators alike. The use of the program in schools initially caused knee-jerk reactions from school boards around the country, with ...

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