Dutch Company Rolling Out Plastic Roads

Dutch Company Rolling Out Plastic Roads

By Audren Hedges Duroy, Age 11   In 2016, France launched the world’s first solar panel road. Who knew plastic roads would be next? Dutch company VolkerWessels is creating eco-friendly roads composed entirely of plastic. Designed to last three times as long as...
Chinatown Art Brigade Confronts Racist Exhibit

Chinatown Art Brigade Confronts Racist Exhibit

By Sabat Ali, Age 11, and IndyKids Staff   The Omer Fast exhibit at the James Cohan Gallery in New York’s Chinatown in September and October last year was met with outrage and protest from the community.  Fast, who came to the United States as an immigrant in his...
Government Shutdown

Government Shutdown

By IndyKids Staff   On January 22, 2018, the federal government reopened after a three-day-long shutdown. When Republicans and Democrats in the Senate could not come to an agreement over immigration, they let the budget for the government run out. Non-essential...
FEMA Will Stay in Puerto RIco

FEMA Will Stay in Puerto RIco

By IndyKids Staff   The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) quickly reversed its decision to stop providing food and water supplies to Puerto Rico after strong public outcry. In an interview with NPR, the agency signaled that it believed the emergency...
What Will Puerto Rico Decide to Do?

What Will Puerto Rico Decide to Do?

By IndyKids Staff   In late January this year, Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosselló announced that he planned to sell the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (PREPA) to private companies. Even though PREPA is the largest public utility company in the US,...