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HS News Sites May Soon Publish Their Own Obits

Monday, May 06, 2013

WNYC

Student newspapers that publish online are losing their hosting site. The move has left some local journalism advisers at a loss.

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Schoolbook

For Cardozo Students, a Broad Menu of Lunchtime Possibilities

Monday, May 07, 2012

In elementary and middle school, lunch is guaranteed and programmed into every student’s schedule. In high school, because of scheduling conflicts, or other reasons, not every student has a lunch period during the school day. A student describes how this works at Benjamin N. Cardozo High School in Queens.

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Is New Sex-Education Course Too Much or Just Enough?

Wednesday, May 02, 2012

In an article in The East Sider, her student newspaper, an 11th grader at East Side Community High School writes that the city's new mandatory sex education course, which began in January, “is nothing like the old one where it was all about abstinence and different sexually transmitted diseases.’’ She asks: Is it too much, or just enough?

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What Makes a Good Teacher? Ask a Student

Friday, January 06, 2012

Everyone has an opinion about what makes a good teacher. Here's what students at Edward R. Murrow High School think about what it takes for a teacher to be effective in the classroom.

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This Just In: Students Love Print

Thursday, December 22, 2011

Student newspapers at New York City high schools don't have much of a Web presence, but oftentimes it's because students look forward to distributing their newspapers "hot off the presses.''

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Unlike New York, Some Districts Embrace Social Media

Tuesday, December 13, 2011

The New York City schools limit the use of some sites on the Internet, while other schools have embraced it, using social media as a learning tool, according to a student journalist on Staten Island.

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For Student Journalists, Challenges in Putting Out the School Newspaper

Friday, November 04, 2011

Only about half of the city's public high schools have student newspapers, largely because budgets are tight; many new high schools that have not started one yet, and often they are not a priority. But many of those that exist suffer from censorship, their advisers and students say, or at least feel pressure to paint the school in a positive light.

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