I feel that capital punishment or the death penalty is bad. As you said in the letter “They say that it’s an important tool for preserving law and order.” The government also believes in “ an eye for an eye”, but in most cases race plays into the issue. A white person could kill a black person and no justice would be done, but a black person co…[Read more]
My name is Jah-kym McMillon, and I am from New York. Teens are being tried as adult for any offense. This leads to them going to adult prison and most likely ruining their lives. This law hasn’t directly i
This is a youth-powered social network that was started in 2003 by a group of teachers from local sites of the National Writing Project.
We merged several earlier blogging projects. We have found that there are many advantages to bringing students together in one site that lives beyond any particular class. It's easier for individual students to read and write about their own passions, to connect with other students, comment on each other's work, and create multimedia posts for each other. Further, it's been exciting for us to pool our knowledge about curriculum, connected learning, and digital literacies.
If being part of such a community makes sense to you, we invite you to join us. We welcome all youth and any teacher interested in having students publish online and participate in the give and take of a social network like Youth Voices.