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Webcast: Students speak out 2019

Board of Education representatives for Paly, Gunn High share views on post-high school plans, college admissions scam

High school students Claire Cheng, Caroline Furrier, Ben Gordon and Arjun Prabhaker discuss issues impacting students in Palo Alto with education reporter Elena Kadvany. Watch the webcast here or listen to the podcast version of the episode here.

Timestamps for topics discussed on video:

To jump to a specific topic, open the description box below the video in YouTube and click on the timestamp.

• Paly student newspaper The Campanile does away with map of graduating seniors (0:32)

• College admissions scandal (5:50)

• Student voice (9:20)

• Weighted grades (15:00)

• Equal but distinct school experiences (17:06)

Timestamps for topics discussed on podcast:

To jump to a specific topic, listen to the show on our podcast page and drag circle within the audio player's progress bar to the desired timestamp.

• Paly student newspaper The Campanile does away with map of graduating seniors (0:48)

• College admissions scandal (6:05)

• Student voice (9:35)

• Weighted grades (15:15)

• Equal but distinct school experiences (17:25)

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Check out previous weeks' episodes in the "Behind the Headlines" archive.

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