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9 Ways to Help Teens Take Local Action on Global Human Rights Issues

Adapted from The Teen Guide to Global Action: How to Connect with Others (Near & Far) to Create Social Change by Barbara A. Lewis. According to a recent study, teens are more civically engaged than ever before. Share this list … Continue reading

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Teen Dating Violence: Can You Spot the Warning Signs of Abuse?

By Liz Bergren Entering a romantic relationship for the first time is an adolescent rite of passage. We get thrown into the complexities of what it means to love and be loved, touched, and potentially hurt and/or rejected. Our early … Continue reading

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9 Ways to Help Teens Take Local Action on Global Environmental Issues

Adapted from The Teen Guide to Global Action: How to Connect with Others (Near & Far) to Create Social Change by Barbara A. Lewis. Small actions can have a big impact. While tackling large environmental issues such as climate change … Continue reading

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Spotting Signs of Addiction in Students

By James J. Crist, Ph.D., author of What to Do When You’re Cranky and Blue Addiction to drugs or alcohol is a continuing problem for many teenagers. Over half of the almost 3 million new users of illicit drugs in … Continue reading

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Writing a Successful College Application Essay: Four Steps for Students

By Ann Camacho, editor of Bookmarked, a collection of teen essays It’s that time of year, when high school seniors are smack-dab in the middle of the college application process. Getting ready for college is in the back of their minds and the … Continue reading

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