Ugandan schools were shut for nearly 2 years due to the pandemic. High schoolers were glad to see the shutdown end early this year. But for many, school fees stand in the way of a return to class.
A photo of Florida students spelling out a racial slur is under investigation
In the photo, each of the six students is shown holding up a large letter that spells out the N-word.
Dispatches From Within: Hope that we can become bigger than ourselves
WFDD's Radio 101 has chosen to use only the first name of the student in the following story due to the sensitive subject matter and to protect the student's privacy.
High schoolers are training to drive 18-wheelers amid a shortage of truck drivers
The trucking industry is short 68,000 drivers. By 2028, industry officials fear the number could jump to more than 100,000. A California high school allows seniors to learn trucking skills.
Winston-Salem High School Activists To Strike Over Lack Of Climate Change Action
A group of Triad high school students is planning to strike this week to draw attention to climate change issues. They are calling on government representatives to act.
Shooting At Mount Tabor High School In Winston-Salem
Officials say one student was killed in a shooting at Mount Tabor High School in Winston-Salem Wednesday. According to authorities, the suspect – also a student at Mount Tabor – has now been taken into custody without incident.
A Student Punished For Wearing A Mexican Flag At Graduation Finally Gets His Diploma
Ever Lopez' act became a flashpoint in the city of Asheboro, fueling threats and social media attacks. Lopez said he wore the flag out of pride for his Mexican roots.
Generation Unemployed: Another Class Of Graduates Faces Pandemic-Scarred Future
Although the overall jobs market is starting to come back, youth unemployment remains stubbornly high, creating a lot of anxiety among the latest class of college and high school seniors.
Alaska Town Now Vaccinating Everyone 16 And Older
Everyone in Sitka, Alaska, who's age 16 or older can get the COVID-19 vaccination. The tribal health service there has been so efficient, they've already vaccinated those at higher risk.
Teachers Knock On Doors Looking For Students Who've Disappeared From Online Learning
Many school districts across the country have reported big downturns in attendance as they've shifted to remote learning. Some students have dropped off the map entirely.