Kids Take On Big Polluter

By JUDI CHENG More than twenty-five years ago, a toxic gas leak at a factory in India killed 10,000 people. The chemical company never finished cleaning up. IndyKids talked to two brothers in New York City, Akash Mehta, age 12, and Gautama Mehta, age 15, who are doing...

The Struggle Over Schools

IMAGE: Leo Garcia . Are Charter Schools Good for Public Education? By AMANDA VENDER and LISA GOODMAN About 70 percent of the nation’s schools are traditional public schools. Public schools are paid for with everyone’s tax dollars and all kids can attend them. Many...

President Obama’s Record

By AMANDA VENDER It has been two years since President Barack Obama was elected. Let’s take a look at the promises he made on four key issues and what he has accomplished so far. Healthcare 2008 Promise: Affordable health insurance for all; no one will be rejected...

Letters to the Editor

The flood in Pakistan was really bad because it affected so many families. I think many people should be donating money to help the families and children who get diseases. Gisel, grade 6, Secondary School for Law, Brooklyn, NY I think BP should clean all that oil that...