The Change Our Students and Families Need

The Change Our Students and Families Need

Teachers’ Strikes Spread Across the Country in a Fight to Save Public Education By Amzad Ali, age 14 and IndyKids Staff     In late August, teachers across 15 school districts in Washington state walked out on strike for nearly two weeks at the start...

Voting Rights in the 2016 Election

By ELEANOR HEDGES DUROY, 13, and INDYKIDS STAFF The 2016 Presidential Election marks the first presidential election since the 1965 Voting Rights Act was overturned. PHOTO: Michael Fleshman As the 2016 presidential election nears, multiple voting issues have arisen....

“Moral Mondays” Movement Sweeps the South

By JACKSON NEWBY, age 10 On Monday, April 29, 2013, a group of North Carolina residents gathered at the state capitol in Raleigh and held the first in a series of peaceful, grassroots rallies to voice opposition to conservative policies imposed by the...

Leon's Story

Book Review by Edwin Ashe, 8th Grader Leon’s Story is a tale of the life of an ordinary man who went through great struggles and tragedies only because of the color of his skin. Leon Walter Tillage grew up in segregated North Carolina in the 1930s and ’40s. This...