Nation Topics - Youth
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HIGH SCHOOL WINNER: A graduating high school senior reflects on her generation's embattled future—and its dwindling access to quality education.
With high unemployment among youth, maybe young people should be thinking about creating their own jobs.
The outcome of the budget debate will have a huge impact on future generations, as spending decisions will determine how large of a debt is passed on. Several thousand young people came together to create a budget that calls for investments in education, health care, infrastructure and green energy, while also reducing the federal debt.
The true problems facing public education are inequality and opportunity gaps.
Whether you're a tiger mother, a soccer mom, a helicopter parent or something else, if you're not in poverty, then your kids will probably end up okay.
Fueled by serious funds, young advocates of legalization are poised for big gains.
The most dispiriting election of a lifetime.
At the biggest Democratic event of the campaign season, Obama argued that the coming election is a choice between the past and the future rather than a referendum on his first two years in office.
When faced with something so painful as gay teen suicide, it's easy to scapegoat child bullies. It's hard to create a world that wants queer youth to live and thrive.
When budget cuts led to mass layoffs, the 15-year-old student author lost the mentorship of many influential adults.