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Virtual learning didn’t stop L.A. Braille Institute

Virtual learning didn’t stop L.A. Braille Institute

What used to be a classroom full of enthusiastic students has now turned into a screen featuring boxes of students’ faces. But, the energy in the room is the same nonetheless. Since its founding in 1919, the Braille Institute has established seven centers around...

L.A. Times journalist shares advice from his 50 year career

L.A. Times journalist shares advice from his 50 year career

L.A. Times journalist Doug Smith discussed his family’s legacy at the newspaper and talked writing tips with High School Insider summer interns Thursday. From his dimly lit office room, beside his robustly decorated bookcase and video-game invested grandson, Smith...

Tips on how to avoid burnout in high school

Tips on how to avoid burnout in high school

Burnout is a state of emotional, physical and mental exhaustion caused by excessive and prolonged stress. As students go into the second semester of the 2020-2021 school year, avoiding burnout can be a real challenge — especially for those continuing to learn from a...

Gen Z and politics

Gen Z and politics

Sociologist Roger Hart developed the idea of the Ladder of Young People's Participation in his book, Children's Participation: The Theory and Practice of Involving Young Citizens In Community Development and Environmental Care. This ladder describes the eight degrees...