About the Reporting Labs
PBS NewsHour Extra 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.
Students of John F. Kennedy High School in Maryland take a look at the sport of B.A.S.E jumping and the science behind it.
Students of Sentinel High School in Montana explore the controversy of the Whitefish Jesus statue.
Students of Richwood High School in West Virginia report on how the MTV reality show "Buckwild" reinforces negative stereotypes about West Virginians.
Middle school students in Connecticut talk to community leaders about dropping out and how adult pressures can often influence at-risk students.
Students of T.C. Williams High School in Virginia take a look at race relations within their school.
Students from Austin High School in Texas explore the facts behind school choice and how it affects their community.
Students of Marietta High School in Georgia investigate the dropout crisis in their community.
Connecticut middle school students interview community leaders about dropouts and what can be done to prevent kids from dropping out.