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What is the Value of a High School Diploma? Students Weigh In

Civics in the Community | May 22, 2015 | 0 Comments

What is the Value of a High School Diploma? Students Weigh In

High School graduation often marks the beginning of a student’s college career and the rest of their life, but for some students, factors come into play that can hinder this opportunity. Read what students had to say about what high school graduation means to them.

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The American Dream: How it Relates to Students Today

Civics in the Community | May 18, 2015 | 3 Comments

The American Dream: How it Relates to Students Today

The American Dream: having a well-paying job, a house with a fence, marriage, children, and maybe a dog. For many millenials, their goals don’t exactly line up with the good ol’ American Dream. Read what students have to say about defining their own “American Dream.”

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Does a Nuclear Deal with Iran Make Sense? Students Weigh In

Civics in the Community | May 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

Does a Nuclear Deal with Iran Make Sense? Students Weigh In

The United States and some other world power nations including Britain, China, France, Germany and Russia have agreed that it is best to strike a deal with Iran in attempts to reduce it’s nuclear program over the next 15 years. Read what students have to say about whether or not a Nuclear Deal makes sense.

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Students Weigh in on School Safety and Disaster Preparation

Civics in the Community | May 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

Students Weigh in on School Safety and Disaster Preparation

School districts around the US have been trying to figure out how to keep children safe. Read whether students feel safe at school and if their schools are prepared for disasters.

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What’s the Value of Graduating High School Versus Earning a GED? Students Weigh In

Civics in the Community | May 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

What’s the Value of Graduating High School Versus Earning a GED? Students Weigh In

In 2013, nearly 750,000 took the GED. View what students had to say about the value of earning a GED versus graduating from high school.

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Students Tackle Hot Button Issue: Should Teachers Carry Weapons?

Civics in the Community | April 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

Students Tackle Hot Button Issue: Should Teachers Carry Weapons?

Western lawmakers are weighing proposals to potentially eliminate gun-free zones in places such as public schools. This would allow guns in schools, in hopes of avoiding mass shootings that often happen. Lawmakers who support this proposal are using the Second Amendment of the Constitution, which gives citizens the right to bear arms, in their favor. […]

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The Perfect Mayor [Youth-Produced Short Film]

Bay Area Youth Media Network | April 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Perfect Mayor [Youth-Produced Short Film]

A group creates a list of characteristics that would make up the perfect mayor for the city of San Francisco. Let’s just say he likes to party. This video was an official selection of BAYMN FEST 2014. BAYMN FEST is an interactive showcase of media produced by youth ages 12-24 sponsored by Hive Bay Area.

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Students Respond to How We Should End Violence Against Women

Civics in the Community | April 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

Students Respond to How We Should End Violence Against Women

A report from the United Nations states that nations have made only limited progress in gender equality worldwide, and high levels of violence against women still persist. According to the report, 35% of women that have survived physical violence were most commonly inflicted by an intimate partner. And according to the World Health Organization (WHO), […]

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Limited English [Youth-Produced Short Film]

Bay Area Youth Media Network | April 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

Limited English [Youth-Produced Short Film]

“Limited English” features a group of public school kids who lack the opportunity to excel due to their schools inexperience in teaching English to non-native speakers. This video was an official selection of BAYMN FEST 2014. BAYMN FEST is an interactive showcase of media produced by youth ages 12-24 sponsored by Hive Bay Area.

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Does Gun Violence Affect Your Community? Students Weigh In

Civics in the Community | April 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

Does Gun Violence Affect Your Community? Students Weigh In

Gun use in the United States is a very sensitive and controversial issue. Hear from students about how they feel gun violences affects their various communities?

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