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...

Occupy Summer School

By ADEDAYO PERKOVICH, age 11 Along with UAI Principal Kiri Soares, Cathy O’Neil, an Occupy activist, Barnard math professor and former hedge-fund analyst, helped to start Occupy Summer School. PHOTO: Mathematical Association of America/Flickr When you think of your...

Ahmed Mohamed’s Homemade Clock

By SABAT ALI, age 9, and IndyKids Staff PHOTO: Scott Sherrill-Mix Ahmed Mohamed, a 14-year-old Muslim Texas teenager with a talent and a passion for engineering, made a homemade digital clock in only 20 minutes and brought it to school the next day. After a teacher...

The Rise of Steroid Use in Sports

By JALEN CROSTON, age 12 An athlete signs the “Win Clean” anti-doping campaign board in London’s Trafalgar Square. PHOTO: UK Government’s Department for Culture, Media and Sport Performance Enhancing Drugs, or PEDs, are used by athletes of all...