High School Students

Immigration

Students on Frontline in Fight Against Hate

This week in the border town of Tucson, Arizona, high school students chained themselves to the chairs of school board members in a struggle against a ban on ethnic studies. When Tucson Unified School District’s governing board prepared to meet … Continued

Politics

On, Wisconsin! Inside the Uprising…

In mid-February, just days after Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker introduced his now infamous “budget repair” bill, some 300 high school students in the small community of River Falls—four hours northwest of Madison—walked out of classes in support of their teachers … Continued

Immigration

“Amor de Lejos”

By Andrew Grant-Thomas Last September in Chicago I saw a play called “Amor de Lejos,” which is Spanish for “love from afar.” It was performed by a theater company of high school students and offered a few short, but vivid … Continued