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Kids will lead on gun reform when lawmakers won’t

As we look at video and photos of the hundreds of thousands of students who walked out of class to fight for gun reform, we can be thankful that they’re not afraid to step up. Hundreds of students at our local suburban school in Illinois, Oak Park and River Forest High School, joined with others […]

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Documentary offers teen-level views on race issues in schools

Sometimes works of art reflect our own experiences; sometimes they reflect the country as a whole. The new documentary series America to Me seems to do both. America to Me is a 10-part documentary series by filmmaker Steve James whose first five parts are now being shown at the Sundance Film Festival. It tells the […]

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