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‘Street Literature’ – Richmond, CA Youth Speak Out

Civics in the Community | October 1, 2013 | 1 Comment

‘Street Literature’ – Richmond, CA Youth Speak Out

Young artists from Richmond, CA have something to say and the RYSE Youth Center provides support in elevating youth voices in meaningful ways. Street Literature is the result of young folks coming together to share the impact that the deaths of individuals such as Oscar Grant, Trayvon Martin, and Israel Hernandez have had on them.

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Oakland Innovation Film Lab – Youth Mobile Media Workshop

Bay Area Youth Media Network | July 5, 2012 | 0 Comments

Oakland Innovation Film Lab – Youth Mobile Media Workshop

by Robyn Bykofsky I have been facilitating media literacy and video production workshops with Bay Area youth and educators for over 12 years and the Youth Film Lab was the experience of a lifetime.  It was the first workshop I taught in which teens produced and edited their videos within 4.5 hours and then an […]

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We’ve Got A Crisis Here: Teachers Weigh in on High School Dropouts

News & Civics | March 14, 2012 | 2 Comments

We’ve Got A Crisis Here: Teachers Weigh in on High School Dropouts

Let’s begin with some numbers: Every year, roughly 1.3 million students in the U.S. drop out of high school. That’s 7,000 students each day. More than 20 percent of California high school students drop out of school before graduation* More than one third of California’s African American public high school students didn’t graduate* Roughly 27 […]

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Do Now #23: Why Do So Many Students Drop Out of High School?

Do Now | March 9, 2012 | 2 Comments

Do Now #23: Why Do So Many Students Drop Out of High School?

To respond to the Do Now, you can comment below or tweet your response. Be sure to begin your tweet with @KQEDEdspace and end it with #KQEDDoNow For more info on how to use Twitter, click here. Do Now More than one out of five high school students in California drop out of school. Answer […]

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