Advocating for an American Sign Language (ASL)

Advocating for an American Sign Language class (ASL)

Pat-Med HS ASL Project Advocating for an American Sign Language class (ASL) 12th grade students in Shaun Carlson’s Civics class at Patchogue-Medford High School in New York are working to make their community more inclusive. This year, they launched a project to...
Affordable Housing

Affordable Housing

In Spring 2015, a 12th grade economics class at John O’Connell High School in San Francisco identified unaffordable rent prices as an issue for families in the Mission district. After much research, the students determined that the root cause of this issue was a lack...
Resources for English Language Learners

Resources for English Language Learners

In Fall 2015, students at Roger Williams Middle School were concerned about the lack of supports available in their school to students who were English Language Learners (ELL), an issue with personal significance for a number of the students who had previously been...
Neighborhood Sanitation

Neighborhood Sanitation

In Fall 2014, seniors from the Academy of Urban Planning (AUP) in Bushwick, Brooklyn voiced frustration with the trash lining their neighborhood’s streets. Students saw this not only as a littering issue but as a vivid detriment to a healthy community identity and...