Youth

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National LRNG Innovation Challenge Grant Recipients Selected

Fourteen schools across the United States have won LRNG Innovation Challenge grants from the National Writing Project to spur innovation in the classroom. Read More
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Learning Labs Becoming Innovation Spaces for Teens

A report by the Institute of Museum and Library Services details the growing impact that learning labs in libraries and museums across the country are having on teen learning. Read More
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Stevens Initiative to Support Educational Exchanges Between United States and Middle East

The initiative will equip young people with the language, digital literacy, critical thinking, and cross-cultural communication skills they need to succeed in today’s global economy. Read More
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Assessing Interventions in Young People’s Sexual and Reproductive Health

A report from John Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health identifies effective interventions to improve young people’s sexual and reproductive health. Read More
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Now Playing

Exploring the importance of play to human and social development and the movement that is making play a priority in every area of life Read More
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Road to Home

Examining the challenges faced by homeless lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) teens living in New York City Read More
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Youth Perspective on Being Tried as Adults

A report from the John Howard Association of Illinois explores how young people who have been tried, convicted and imprisoned as adults understand and perceive the process, and makes a number of recommendations for improving it. Read More
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Reimagining School: Opportunity, Safety, and Privacy in the Social Lives of Networked Teens

MacArthur and several Chicago partners brought together Microsoft Researcher danah boyd and Hive Chicago Learning Network Director Sam Dyson for a discussion on how social media is affecting teens’ lives. Read More
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Group to Explore Justice and the Adolescent Brain

The Massachusetts General Hospital Center for Law, Brain & Behavior has convened a juvenile justice working group to explore the intersection of juvenile justice and the adolescent brain. Read More
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Texas Juvenile Justice Reform Laws Successful

New data from the Texas Office of Court Administration reveals that two state laws passed in 2013 have fueled an 83 percent decline in the number of schoolchildren prosecuted in adult court for minor infractions. Read More