Nation Topics - Youth
News and Features
Young rebels in France are fighting not for change but for the same rights their parents tried to secure during the 1968 student revolution.
It's time to transform the two-party system into something more
equitable by introducing smaller political groups based on special
interests: Consider the power of a black voting bloc led by young
Apartheid education is alive in America and rapidly
increasing in hyper-segregated inner-city schools. And though it's now
fashionable for policy-makers to declare integration a failure,
effective programs across the country still survive--and deserve to thrive.
How do you tell a student the story of September 11?
The Community Education Partners (CEP) serves students the public schools don't want--and it makes millions.
Military recruiters are targeting the nation's high schools and junior highs, seeking an early harvest of soldiers-to-be. Is your child next?
If everything goes according to plan, a voting bloc as influential as the religious right, but progressive, could be established.
It seemed too bizarre to be anything but apocryphal, but, hey, I heard it on NPR: William Poole, a high school junior from Kentucky, was taken into custody and charged with threatening to commit
A talk with hip-hop historian Jeff Chang.
Perhaps no cultural phenomenon has been as successful at demonizing alcohol as MTV's The Real World. Watch it sometime. You'll never want to drink again.