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.
Ever wonder if your laptop or tablet contains natural resources extracted in a conflict zone?
According to the students of Marfa, Texas, their town is anything but ordinary. As proof, they offer these audio stories that capture Marfa's tradition of ghost stories, its unique art tourism appeal and tales of everlasting friendships found only in their small community.
Find out what the inspiration was that sparked the creation of the first fully accessible theme park and why the founder felt it was his duty to construct a place that everyone can enjoy.
The student journalists from the PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Lab at Royal Oak High School find out why students should consider spending their already stretched schedules helping out.
How are classrooms and educators keeping up with the evolving technological innovations happening in our lifetime? The PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Lab in Royal Oak, Michigan has that answer.
At Royal Oak High School in Michigan, students and teachers debate the implementation of modern technology in the classroom.
Find out how students are dealing with the distracting factor of technology. Our student reporters with Media Enterprise Alliance examine how putting down the phone can lead to higher average GPAs.
Students at Royal Oak High School in Michigan investigate why technology during testing is so "taboo" amongst their peers.
Teachers at Royal Oak High School are getting their student's attention in a peculiar way. Find out how.
The student reporters from Fraser High School in Fraser, Michigan profile high speed drag racer, Shelby Hoffmeyer.