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Schmidt, Shelby. "High School Scholastic Journalism: An Empowering Force in our Polarized Democracy and Democratic Empowerment-Scholastic Journalism Curriculum." 2019.
Consisting of two parts, this thesis explores the way a journalism classroom can create a democratic space for students that allows them to practice social life while developing more skills in tolerance and more confidence in their agency. The second portion consists of a sample curriculum to allow more democratic empowerment in our classrooms.
Advisor: Stacey Waite