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A Teen View On Testing Season

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By: Emma Mathews Ever since elementary school, standardized tests have been a part of my life. I never liked them. No child wants to sit there and fill out bubbles for hours when they could be doing something more fun. When I was in eighth grade, my friends and I were ecstatic that we were…


Youth Voices On Baltimore

Youth Radio teamed up with youth in Baltimore as well as all over the country to cover various community reactions to the death of Freddie Gray, and bring young voices to national audiences. See Youth Radio’s national coverage, from Chicago to Oakland to Atlanta,  about the Baltimore protests, and the larger conversation about youth and police.  …

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Through Aztec Dance, A Young Woman Explores Her Culture

By: Joselin Navarro-Cano/ MPR News Young Reporters  When my dance group Kalpulli KetzalCoutlique performs, our colorful clothing, or regalia, is set off by a distinctive head piece with feathers of many shapes, colors, and sizes. Leather ankle-bracelets covered with seeds help our footsteps set the beat for the drum. We move back and forth in…