Month: November 2010

Kids Take On Big Polluter

More than twenty-five years ago, a toxic gas leak at a factory in India killed 10,000 people. The chemical company gave up the job of cleaning up. IndyKids talked to two brothers in New York City, Akash Mehta, age 12, and Gautama Mehta, age 15, who are doing something about it.

The Struggle Over Schools

A new documentary movie, “Waiting for Superman,” released this fall, supports charter schools. The film has sparked more debate about charter schools and how to improve education in the United States.