Nation Topics - Youth
News and Features
I’d like to believe my sons’ best life is in my home, and not with their first families. But Christians committed to justice need to remember we are not entitled to other people’s children.
What's next for early childhood education? The Nation's Bryce Covert talks with Dana Goldstein and Melissa Lazarín about the policy and politics of universal preschool.
The school-to-prison pipeline has emerged quickly, but the corrosive effect of criminalizing children will be felt for generations to come.
Three hundred million firearms are already in circulation in the United States. We need gun control solutions that deal with that reality.
A community college class made social justice happen on November 6.
Paul Tough and Jonathan Kozol examine how decades of family-unfriendly policies have heightened the stress experienced by many children at home and school.
Without the youth vote, Obama woud have lost Florida, Ohio, Virginia and Pennsylvania—and the election.
Obama will carry the youth vote, but turnout is key, especially among young Latino voters in swing states.
Young voters gave Obama a decisive win in 2008. Four years later, the love affair is on the rocks.
The students at Bunker Hill Community College may have difficult lives. But the best are as bright as any Ivy Leaguer.