Student Voices

At an event hosted by Chalkbeat and College Track, many said schools weren’t able to give students needed support.
Reading lists should reflect many different people and experiences.
Teens around the country share how gun violence impacts their lives, schools, and neighborhoods.
We spoke with 4 students at Denver’s North High about losing teacher Tim Hernández and why teacher diversity matters.
Join Chalkbeat on June 8, 5-6:15 p.m. ET for the final event in our series on COVID and mental health.
Spurred by student advocacy, the Denver school board is expected to pass a set of climate action policies that high schoolers co-created.
Hanna Roemer-Block’s piece stresses that government must take the lead in tackling pollution
A music project at Hill-Freedman World Academy amplifies students’ perspectives on recent challenges — from the pandemic to racialized violence.
High school journalists asked CPS students how Pedro Martinez could fix Chicago schools. This is what they found out.
What do you think Hispanic/Latino students need from their school leaders and communities? What do you wish others knew about what it’s like to be young and Hispanic/Latino at this moment in history?
For some students, that anxious feeling is compounded by years of microaggressions or racist comments they’ve experienced in and outside of school.
Ten years after the historic school was split into two smaller ones, West High is once again a single comprehensive high school with about 850 students.
Organization advocated for voting rights for the two student representatives sitting on the city’s Board of Education and filed lawsuit challenging the board’s speaker policy
The students said that while Denver Public Schools claims to listen to students, district leaders too often stop short of putting students’ ideas into action.
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