About the Reporting Labs
PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Labs are classrooms, after-school programs and clubs around the country producing original, inspiring reports about how national and global issues affect local communities.
Southern California high school students teamed up with SRL and PBS SoCal to produce a story about the digital divide in California's Coachella Valley.
Episode one's guest is Ruby Rosenberg, an alumna of the Media Enterprise Alliance in Oakland, California. Ruby is now a freshman at Boston University studying film and video production.
Shantell Gonzalez is the commanding officer of her high school's Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps program. She understands the challenges of being a woman leading a company of men, but trains as hard as anyone in the hopes of one day joining the military.
Watch SRL correspondents Chloe Golan and Jazmin Cunningham interview Lumina Foundation Founder and CEO Jamie Merisotis at the National Educational Telecommunications Association conference.
Meet December's Connected Educator of the Month
Etiwanda High School, West Ranch High School and PBS SoCal helped produce a PBS NewsHour story about how Coachella Valley School District is using the sun, school buses and creativity to narrow the digital divide.
NewsHour Anchor Hari Sreenivasan and three former Student Reporting Lab All-Stars discuss how science journalism can change the way you look at the world and how communities address problems.