Student Voices at Philadelphia’s Central High Receives $100,000 Award

The Student Voices program at Philadelphia’s Central High School, led by teachers Stan Levy, William Graham and Michael Horwits, has been recognized with a $100,000 award to further civic engagement among students and communities. Central is one of seven schools nationwide to receive the award. The awards were presented by AARP, which is celebrating its 50th anniversary

Student Voices Builds Ongoing Civic Interest, New Study Finds

Despite the popularity of the Internet during this campaign season, television remains the top source among all age groups for obtaining information about the 2008 presidential campaign, according to data released today by the National Annenberg Election Survey of the University of Pennsylvania. Most adults (89%) say they get information about the presidential race from

Student Voices Added to PennCORD Civics Offerings

The Pennsylvania Coalition for Representative Democracy (PennCORD), a coalition of state and national organizations committed to implementing civics education in classrooms and after-school programs in every Pennsylvania community, has added the Annenberg Public Policy Center’s Student Voices program to its offerings. Lead partners in the PennCORD effort are the Office of the Governor of Pennsylvania,

Student Voices Program Wins Colorado Emmy

MetroBeatTV’s Student Voices program on teen smoking has been awarded a Heartland Regional Emmy Award in Denver for the best youth/children program. The awards are given each year by the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences to recognize excellence in all the regional U.S. television markets. Student Voices is broadcast several times a week

Texas Student Voices documentary wins Emmy

“High School: The Best and the Rest,” a television documentary that featured Student Voices participants from high schools in the Dallas/Fort Worth area, was awarded an Emmy by the Lone Star Emmy Chapter at ceremonies in Houston. The award was presented to KERA (Channel 13) in Dallas/Fort Worth. Reporter/producer Sujata Dand drew upon those involved