Education Roadblocks for Kids With Disabilities

Education Roadblocks for Kids With Disabilities

By Raya El-Hajjar, age 14 Only a little more than half of New York City students with disabilities graduated high school in 2021, significantly less than the 81% graduation rate citywide. This disparity could be largely attributed to the lack of support students with...
Russian Ukraine War Could Ignite Global Food Shortage

Russian Ukraine War Could Ignite Global Food Shortage

Image by Jahoo Clouseau on Pexels By Saara Rathod, age 13 and IndyKids staff The Russian war against Ukraine is having worldwide consequences. In March, the United Nations food chief David Beasley warned that the war has created “a catastrophe on top of a catastrophe”...
Afghan School Girls Denied Education AGAIN 

Afghan School Girls Denied Education AGAIN 

By Maliyah Ledesma, age 10 and IndyKids staff In March, school girls across Afghanistan put on their uniforms and headed off to class, returning after a seven-month ban enacted by the Taliban. Within hours, they were sent home. After regaining power in Afghanistan,...