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The Current State of Cyberbullying

By Judge Tom Jacobs, coauthor of Every Vote Matters: The Power of Your Voice, from Student Elections to the Supreme Court Over the past decade, adults and teenagers have been prosecuted for cyberbullying. Whether charged specifically with an act of … Continue reading

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How to Help Teens Make Their Voices Heard (Even If They Can’t Vote)

By Judge Tom Jacobs and Natalie Jacobs, authors of Every Vote Matters Although young people can’t vote until they become adults, they can make their voices heard on matters important to them. Teachers can introduce their students to a variety of … Continue reading

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How Does the U.S. Constitution Affect the Lives of Teachers and Students?

By Judge Tom Jacobs, author of What Are My Rights? Q&A About Teens and the Law On September 17, 1787, thirty-nine delegates gathered in Philadelphia and signed a document establishing the basis of our government and way of life. The … Continue reading

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Counselor’s Corner: Puberty Resources for Tweens and Teens

Puberty can be an awkward time not only for adolescents but also for the adults who care about them. It can sometimes be uncomfortable to step in and help adolescents take care of their changing bodies. The good news is … Continue reading

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Behind the Scenes: Making a Great Book into an Awesome App

First in a series. Ever wonder what it takes to get a book to print, or convert a book from print to an eBook or app? We know that our readers are curious about how the Free Spirit staff gets … Continue reading

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