Obama Takes Executive Action on Immigration

By ELEANOR HEDGES DUROY, age 12 Immigrant rights advocates applaud the executive action for reducing pressure on immigrant communities, but are disappointed that it does not cover all undocumented immigrants nor offer a path to citizenship. PHOTO: Michael...

Are Gendered Toys Affecting How Kids Grow Up?

By ABIGAIL RABITT, age 10 Some experts believe that gendered toys lead children to develop skills in limited areas. PHOTO: janinsanfran/Flickr Many toy companies, retail stores and websites are creating and sorting toys by gender: a pink section for girls, filled with...

Meet IndyKids Reporter, Matthew Kue

By ADEDAYO PERKOVICH, age 11 PHOTO: Matthew Kue Matthew Kue, age 11, has been reporting for IndyKids since March 2014. Adedayo: What is your favorite thing to do in your spare time? Matt: I like to shoot basketball with friends because while I am socializing, I am...

Someday, You Could Be a Social Worker Like Kait Klipsch

By NYLU AVERY BERNSHTAYN, age 9 PHOTO: Kait Klipsch Social workers have many different kinds of jobs working with people who are struggling, often because of inequalities in society. At the Center for Court Innovation, Kait Klipsch works with clients who have been...

The Story of My Name

By ITZEL CORTES, age 10 Itzel Cortes with her mother, Leticia. PHOTO: Claudia Hirsch Have you ever thought about the story of your name? After reading the book Chrysanthemum by Kevin Henkes, I decided to ask my mom about the story of my own name. My mom (Leticia...