Project Lede empowers middle school students to start and run their own school newspapers, both in print and online. Why a newspaper? Why middle school?

Our Programs

Project Lede works with two schools in Stamford and two in Boston. Check out photos from our summer camps and after-school programs.


Using journalism, we hope to engage students at a critical point in their academic and social development. Read about our goals here.

Lessons learned from working on her school newspaper: "Leadership, participation, TEAMWORK!!, and better writing." -Cloonan Middle School Eighth Grader

From The Blog

One Month In At The Jackson Mann

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Student Updates from the Jackson Mann

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Week 2 at the Jackson Mann

After learning some journalism basics and trying our hand...

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