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High school will keep starting too early. Here's why.

Aug 25, 2014
Too little sleep is a health hazard, but school boards aren't changing.
Posted In: sleep, teenagers, high school

Teens now spending as much on food as clothes

Apr 10, 2014
A survey of buying habits says Starbucks is a top spending location.
Posted In: starbucks, teenagers

The online life of a teenager

Mar 27, 2014
Are teens any worse at being plugged in all the time than adults?
Posted In: social media, teenagers

If adults use their phones more than teens, then who's "addicted"?

Jan 27, 2014
One teen says "Look at the data." Not on your phone.
Posted In: Youth Radio, cell phones, teenagers

LinkedIn opens doors to younger teens

Sep 12, 2013
The company is lowering the entry age from 18 to 14.
Posted In: linkedin, teenagers, social network

Teenagers who could sign up for Medicaid, but don't

Sep 4, 2013
After a long fight over Obamacare, Michigan will offer expanded Medicaid coverage starting next spring. But will everyone take advantage of the benefit?
Posted In: health care, Obamacare, Affordable Care Act, medicaid, teenagers

Jobstacles: For teens, soft skills are hard skills

Jun 20, 2013
Teen unemployment is at 24.4 percent, three times the national average. With opportunities so scarce, young jobseekers need to think about all the little things that could hurt their chances.
Posted In: Youth Radio, Unemployment, teenagers

Teens tired of Facebook, hot on Twitter, savvy reputation managers

May 23, 2013
Teenagers are less into Facebook and more into Twitter these days, according to a new report from the Pew Internet and American Life project.
Posted In: pew, Facebook, Twitter, social media, teenagers

10 ways your teenager is using the Internet

Mar 13, 2013
Smartphone use by teens is skyrocketing. The Pew Research Center's Internet and American Life Project has new stats on how young people are using technology these days.
Posted In: Internet, mobile, smartphones, teenagers

African-American youth seeing more alcohol ads

Sep 27, 2012
A new study finds African-Americans aged 12-20 are exposed to more alcohol advertising than American young people in general
Posted In: African American, advertising, alcohol, teenagers, drinking

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