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JROTC

The Pentagon’s JROTC program canvasses public high schools for future soldiers.

Tar from the tobacco leaves stains the hands of young workers.

Young farm workers are falling ill from “green tobacco sickness” while the industry denies it and government lets it happen.

Michael Steele with a wild turkey he shot in 2012

Under pressure, the Obama administration withdrew rules barring young laborers from dangerous work—a decision with grave consequences for several families.

Americorps aid relief

Is AmeriCorps a lifeline for debt-burdened young Americans—or one more example of relentless government cost-cutting?

Goodnight Moon

A new exhibit, The ABC of It, asks grown-up questions about literature for kids.

Star Wars

Star Wars, G.I. Joe, Rambo, Red Dawn and how a tale of American triumphalism was returned to the child’s world.

G.I. Joe

Barbie, Joe, Darth Vader and making war in children’s culture.

An adopted child

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.

School buses

The school-to-prison pipeline has emerged quickly, but the corrosive effect of criminalizing children will be felt for generations to come.

Blogs

Students at Columbia and Penn are unfazed by warnings to not discuss or link to WikiLeaks on social networking sites.

December 14, 2010

The supposed heart of British democracy has become a searing wound of rage and retribution.

December 10, 2010

 Young Invincibles pushes back against the movement to roll back health care legislation.

December 1, 2010

Up to three $100,000 prizes will honor young innovators, organizations advancing positive social change

November 30, 2010

The recent campus mobilization at Yale is only the latest student effort to organize around and impact the safety of local residents.

November 15, 2010

Canadian students, sex workers and researchers respond to UK study on students' willingness to consider sex work.

November 15, 2010

The Think 2040 project wants to know your policy priorities so our generation can start shaping the agenda for the coming decades.

November 10, 2010

 Over the four decades since the voting age was lowered to 18, has anything been put into place to support ongoing youth voting? 

November 5, 2010

National exit polls of more than 17,000 voters show a remarkable trend: adults age 18–29 voted against the Republican Tsunami by sixteen points (56–40). Younger adults age 18–24 were even more progressive, voting against Republicans by nineteen points (58-39).

November 3, 2010

Michelle Obama rallies crowd of 3,500 at UPenn

November 2, 2010