Youth Reporters

  • 7:16pm Jan 26, 2020
    Youth Youth Education Gender

    School, Interrupted Part 3: 'Til It Happens To You

    Talking about sexual assault at schools is uncomfortable. It can be much more so for teenagers. However, not talking about it, doesn’t make it go away. Just in 2018, there were 70 incidents reported in North Carolina alone.

    On the third episode of our Radio 101 series, School, Interrupted, youth reporters Leah Fisher, Ian Doss and Trey Shore look into the culture that allows acts of sexual misconduct to go unchecked in our schools.

  • 5:24pm Jan 12, 2020
    Education Education

    School, Interrupted Part 1: Duck and Cover

    Schools are safer now than they’ve been at any point in the past decade. That’s according to the latest data from U.S. Department of Education. 

    Schools across the nation have tighter reins on who has access to the classroom. More security cameras, school resource officers, and active shooter drills are also ways to keep students safe. However, the question remains: Is it enough? To answer this we went to the source. During the next couple of weeks, we’ll bring you stories produced by our Radio 101 students about what gets in the way of a good learning environment.