School’s Out: How Coronavirus is Changing Education

School’s Out: How Coronavirus is Changing Education

  By Orik Ehren, age 13 All over the world the schools of hundreds of millions of students are closed due to the coronavirus. Their educations have been moved online or, in many cases, suspended entirely. Keeping students away from school does positively...
What Does the L.A. Teacher Strike Teach Us?

What Does the L.A. Teacher Strike Teach Us?

By Andrew Garcia, age 11 and Indykids Staff After a historic six-day strike, Los Angeles teachers won their demands for smaller class sizes, a nurse for every public school, a librarian for every middle and high school in the district, a six percent pay increase and a...

South African Students Protest for Affordable Education

By KALLEN FENSTER, age 9 Protesters demand fair access to affordable education in Pretoria, South Africa. PHOTO: Paul Saad/Flickr South African student activists returned to class following weeks of protesting for South African President Jacob Zuma to stop raising...

Obama Talks Testing

By SOPHIA ROTHMAN, age 12, and IndyKids staff In December 2015, President Obama signed into place the Every Student Succeeds Act. PHOTO: Wikimedia Commons On December 10, 2015, President Obama released a new education policy called the Every Student Succeeds Act. The...