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  1. This week is about guns and safety. Tell us about how gun violence affects you.
  2. Does/did your school have active shooter drills?
  3. What happens during an active shooter drill?
  4. How do active shooter drills make you feel?
  5. Do you think active shooter drills make schools safer? Why or why not?

Date: 8/16/2019

Intro: This week’s questions ask your thoughts about college. Whether you are in school or not, we want to hear your opinion.

  1. What are three things that might make it hard for you to go to college?
  2. How much student loan debt is ok to have for a college education? Why?
  3. Should college be free? Why or why not?
  4. How much do you expect to earn per year in your first full-time job?

Dates: 8/2/2017 – 1/20/2018

  1. The COVID-19 pandemic has affected almost everyone because of stay-at-home orders. How has your school/work changed because of the pandemic?
  2. If you’ve had to make changes, what HAS NOT gone well with learning/ working?
  3. What HAS gone well with learning/ working?
  4. How have expectations for learning/ working changed for you?
  5. If stay-at-home orders were to continue or expand, what would you need to learn/work better?

Date: 5/8/2020

  1. This week is all about empowerment. What does the word empowerment mean to you?
  2. Empowerment is often defined as the ability to make informed decisions and be in control of your life. Do you feel empowered in important aspects of your life? Why or why not?
  3. Who or what makes you feel empowered and why?
  4. Fill in the blank: I would feel more empowered if…
  5. What, if anything, do you wish you felt empowered to achieve?

Date: 4/16/2021

  1. Let’s talk about video games (PC games, phone apps, internet games, xbox, etc). Are video games important to you? Why?
  2. About how many hours a day do you spend *watching* other people play video games (in person, YouTube, Twitch, etc)?
  3. What games are you playing/watching the most right now? Type “skip” if this doesn’t apply to you.
  4. Who do you play video games with (IRL friends, online friends, family, strangers, solo, etc)? Again, type “skip” if this doesn’t apply.

Date: 9/28/2018

  1. Help your lunch lady! We want to learn your thoughts on school lunches. Do (or did) you eat school lunch in grades K-12?
  2. Why not? OR What do (or did) you like about it?
  3. If there were laws for what school lunches had to include or exclude, what do you think they should be?
  4. Who do you think should decide what schools serve for lunch? Why?

Dates: 12/20/2017 – 2/13/2018

  1. Did you participate in sports growing up? If yes, for how long?
  2. Would you have liked to spend more time in sports? If so, what got in the way?
  3. Do you think playing sports is important? Why or why not?
  4. What might help more youth participate in sports?

Dates: 9/27/2017 – 3/17/2018

This week is about guns and safety. Tell us about how gun violence affects you. Does/did your school have active shooter drills? What happens during an active shooter drill? How do active shooter drills make you feel? Do you think active shooter drills make schools safer? Why or why not? Date: 8/16/2019
Intro: This week’s questions ask your thoughts about college. Whether you are in school or not, we want to hear your opinion. What are three things that might make it hard for you to go to college? How much student loan debt is ok to have for a college education? Why? Should college be free? Why or why not? How much do you expect to earn per year in your first full-time job? Dates: 8/2/2017 – 1/20/2018
The COVID-19 pandemic has affected almost everyone because of stay-at-home orders. How has your school/work changed because of the pandemic? If you’ve had to make changes, what HAS NOT gone well with learning/ working? What HAS gone well with learning/ working? How have expectations for learning/ working changed for you? If stay-at-home orders were to continue or expand, what would you need to learn/work better? Date: 5/8/2020
This week is all about empowerment. What does the word empowerment mean to you? Empowerment is often defined as the ability to make informed decisions and be in control of your life. Do you feel empowered in important aspects of your life? Why or why not? Who or what makes you feel empowered and why? Fill in the blank: I would feel more empowered if… What, if anything, do you wish you felt empowered to achieve? Date: 4/16/2021
Let’s talk about video games (PC games, phone apps, internet games, xbox, etc). Are video games important to you? Why? About how many hours a day do you spend *watching* other people play video games (in person, YouTube, Twitch, etc)? What games are you playing/watching the most right now? Type “skip” if this doesn’t apply to you. Who do you play video games with (IRL friends, online friends, family, strangers, solo, etc)? Again, type “skip” if this doesn’t apply. Date: 9/28/2018
Help your lunch lady! We want to learn your thoughts on school lunches. Do (or did) you eat school lunch in grades K-12? Why not? OR What do (or did) you like about it? If there were laws for what school lunches had to include or exclude, what do you think they should be? Who do you think should decide what schools serve for lunch? Why? Dates: 12/20/2017 – 2/13/2018
Did you participate in sports growing up? If yes, for how long? Would you have liked to spend more time in sports? If so, what got in the way? Do you think playing sports is important? Why or why not? What might help more youth participate in sports? Dates: 9/27/2017 – 3/17/2018
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