Archive | June, 2013

Great Expectations: Too much balance, too much stress?

12 Jun

Fifth  in a series….

Schools participating in the Midwest Journalism Education Initiative’s Collaborative Coverage project funded by the Robert R. McCormick Foundation have published special reports about the “Great Expectations” facing teens today.McCormick Foundation logo copy

The topic, jointly agreed upon by participating students and advisers, looks at a variety of issues from Expectations on Social Media, to dealing with the expectations of grades.

Today’s featured coverage is an in-depth look at the need to meet “Great Expectations” because of achieving balance without excessive stress.  It’s not easy.  This report is  by student journalists of  The Pacer at Rolling Meadows High School.  It can be found at: The Pacer.

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Great Expectations: Coping with cliques and stereotypes

3 Jun

Fourth  in a series….

Schools participating in the Midwest Journalism Education Initiative’s Collaborative Coverage project funded by the Robert R. McCormick Foundation have published special reports about the “Great Expectations” facing teens today.McCormick Foundation logo copy

The topic, jointly agreed upon by participating students and advisers, looks at a variety of issues from Expectations on Social Media, to dealing with the expectations of grades.

Today’s featured coverage is an in-depth look at the need to meet “Great Expectations” and the challenges of cliques and stereotyping.  This report is  by student journalists of  The Guardian, at Elk Grove High School.  It can be found at: Elk Grove Guardian.

Visit us soon for more examples of work done by student journalists involved with this project

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