Scholastic News Kids Press Corps

 

 

AT-A-GLANCE
WHAT IS IT?

The Scholastic News Kids Press Corps is a team of young reporters who report on local and national news across the country.

MORE INFORMATION

Brittany Sullivan
bsullivan@scholastic.com
(212) 343-4848

ON THE WEB

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IN THE NEWS

USA TODAY
For Scholastic News Kid Reporters covering Trump's presidential bid, safety is the number one priority.

CBS EVENING NEWS
Junior journalists in the Scholastic News Kids Press Corps hit the 2016 campaign trail.

NEW HAMPSHIRE PUBLIC RADIO
Meet the youngest reporter on the New Hampshire Primary beat, 11-year-old Kaitlin Clark.

THE BOSTON GLOBE
Kid Reporter Stone Shen from Acton, MA has a nose for the news, and he’s only 11 years old.

MSNBC
Kid Reporter Kyra O'Connor shares her experiences reporting on the GOP debate.

 

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Overview

The Scholastic News Kids Press Corps is a group of talented young reporters, ages 10–14, from across the country. For more than fourteen years, the Kid Reporters have covered "news for kids, by kids." Their stories appear online at the Scholastic News Kids Press Corps website and in issues of Scholastic classroom magazines, which reach more than 25 million students in classrooms nationwide. The Kid Reporters have made news by interviewing politicians, entertainers, authors, sports stars, and even President Barack Obama. They’ve also gathered “Tips from the Pros” from journalists such as Brian Williams and Soledad O’Brien.

 

Press Releases

 

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Stay Humble and Kind
Kid Reporter Lilian Jochmann sits down with country music star Tim McGraw.
Filmmaker Ken Burns Talks About Jackie Robinson  Video
Burns discusses his new documentary with Kid Reporter Alexis Williams.
The Great Assist
Our Kid Reporter gets some basketball tips from Harlem Globetrotter Zeus McClurkin.
Trump and Clinton Talk to Scholastic News Kid Reporters
Kid Reporters get the inside scoop from the two front-runners for president.
The Kids Choice Awards  Video
Kid Reporter Jeremy Hsiao talks to actors and musicians on the orange carpet.

 


Downloads

The Scholastic News Kid Reporter back-to-school interview with President Barack Obama is the cover story of Scholastic News® classroom magazines.

 

Scholastic News Kid Reporters Topanga Sena, 10, Orlando, and Jacob Schroeder, 12, Albuquerque, after their interview with President Barack Obama in the Library of the White House, July 15, 2011. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

President Barack Obama tapes an interview with Scholastic News Kids Press Corps in the Library of the White House, July 15, 2011. (Official White House Photo by Lawrence Jackson)

 

Scholastic News Kid Reporter Topanga Sena, 11, interviews First Lady Michelle Obama in Orlando, FL, about her campaign against childhood obesity, family fitness and health, and what it's like being the First Mom. (Photo: Scholastic)

The 2015-2016 Scholastic News Kids Press Corp reporters.

 

Archived Press Releases