Tag: Student Agency

The First Graduates of this Brooklyn High School Prove that Perseverance Pays Off

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The First Graduates of this Brooklyn High School Prove that Perseverance Pays Off

Brooklyn Laboratory High School opened with family and parent insight at the core. This year they graduate a truly exceptional class of changemakers.

#XQMISTYCHALLENGE: Featuring the student winners of the XQ Dance Challenge ft. Misty Copeland

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#XQMISTYCHALLENGE: Featuring the student winners of the XQ Dance Challenge ft. Misty Copeland

#ARTIVISM: These Students Won the XQ Art + Activism Challenge ft. BMike

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#ARTIVISM: These Students Won the XQ Art + Activism Challenge ft. BMike

An XQ Toolkit That Makes High School Transformation Possible in Every Community

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An XQ Toolkit That Makes High School Transformation Possible in Every Community

We believe high school transformation is necessary and possible. And, we know, there’s no one way to do it.

Submissions from XQ’s #MakeASongChallenge Reveal What Matters Most to Students Today

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Submissions from XQ’s #MakeASongChallenge Reveal What Matters Most to Students Today

In XQ’s #MakeASongChallenge, students explored the causes they’re passionate about through artivism: a blend of art and activism that promotes positive change.

These High School Students are Learning Through Filmmaking

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These High School Students are Learning Through Filmmaking

Amidst remote learning, these students are engaging in deep projects and learning filmmaking along the way. Here's how.

Student Poetry to Promote Youth Voice and Choice

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Student Poetry to Promote Youth Voice and Choice

This student from Indiana uses poetry to express what he's feeling in a different way. His poems even won him a poetry competition.

Student Voice: Racism against Asian Americans in the Wake of COVID-19

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Student Voice: Racism against Asian Americans in the Wake of COVID-19

Many Asian American students are experiencing discrimination and assaults since the outbreak of COVID-19. This high school student is sharing her experience.

Life After School Closures: High School Students Speak Out

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Life After School Closures: High School Students Speak Out

In person classes came to a halt in March 2020 as the world adapted to COVID-19. Here’s how students across the country are feeling.

How Coronavirus is Impacting Me as a High School Senior

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How Coronavirus is Impacting Me as a High School Senior

School closures due to COVID-19 are affecting students everywhere. Here’s how one student adapted to shelter in place at the end of her senior year.

Helping Your Teen Get the Most out of High School

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Helping Your Teen Get the Most out of High School

This parent sent their student to a new high school that connects students with their community. Here’s what the experience as a parent has been like.

How a class of young writers explored climate change through storytelling

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How a class of young writers explored climate change through storytelling

Here’s how students in New Orleans published a book of student writing, and learned about storytelling and climate change in the process.

4 Students Describe Struggles Many Latinx Students Face

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4 Students Describe Struggles Many Latinx Students Face

These students discussed their Latinx identity impacts their high school experience. Here's how their school is supporting them.

My Story as a Latinx High School Student

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My Story as a Latinx High School Student

This Memphis student shares how being Latinx has impacted her identity and her high school experience.

7 years later, I help others learn to love themselves

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7 years later, I help others learn to love themselves

Grace struggled with self image throughout high school. Now, her story inspires students today to love themselves. Here's how.

What is Latinx? Tracing Its History and Defining Its Meaning

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What is Latinx? Tracing Its History and Defining Its Meaning

The term “Latinx” is becoming more and more common. Let's talk about where it comes from, why it matters, and what it means to be a Latinx student.

Celebrating women’s equality from the computer lab

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Celebrating women’s equality from the computer lab

This student from rural Tennessee learned to code, and is teaching other young girls to do the same.

Do not underestimate an immigrant

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Do not underestimate an immigrant

This student shares his story about being an immigrant, and how his community and high school in Oakland helped him adapt.

The Future Of Coastal Preservation Is In The Hands Of High Schoolers

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The Future Of Coastal Preservation Is In The Hands Of High Schoolers

Students at this New Orleans high school are learning hands-on the effects of climate change, and equipping themselves with the knowledge to solve it.

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