Though smoking marijuana is the most prevalent method of consumption, eating marijuana is quickly becoming a popular way to use the drug. John Herrera started experimenting with marijuana at just 11 years old. But whatever you do to deal with it, turning to drugs is a bad idea.
Well, golly gee whillikers. Kids today aren't just a bunch of visually oriented, digital-savvy, short-attention-span hellions bent on destroying English grammar through IM shorthand. A bunch of Latina girls in area middle and high schools are exercising their old-school literary gifts through an online magazine aimed at their peers called Latinitasand they want the world to know about it.
In preparing this lengthy article, GLSEN has been interviewed several times over the past few months regarding our research about school climate and data about gay-straight alliances GSAs. The writer, Benoit Denizet-Lewis, provides an insightful and sympathetic view into the lives of lesbian, gay and bisexual students across the country, together with their families and educators, and documents many challenges that these youth face. For middle school students who are coming to terms with their sexual orientation or gender expression, a fundamental obstacle is the school setting that is often not friendly to these teens if they are LGBT-identified. Anti-gay verbal harassment continues to be a prevalent form of peer social censure that is not adequately or consistently addressed by most adult educators.
Morgan is featured in a powerful cover image on the March issue of Esquire. In one section that unpacks how Morgan, who lives in a predominately Trump-voting territory, feels politically. People were making friends based on their politics more than anything.
When I was in middle school, I went to the public library with my mom every Thursday afternoon. I absolutely loved reading. But, like a lot of preteen girls, I also wanted to feel more mature.
My year-old son just started high school, and he does not have his own smartphone. My son is fine, though—really. My son and his brother, one year his junior, are not living in the Dark Ages. They each have a tablet, loaded with a souped-up internet filter and time restrictions, that they use at home.
Most Americans — 93 percent according to a recent Freedom Forum poll — say they believe in the First Amendment. A recent incident in Hauppauge illustrates something else the poll revealed: Many Americans really don't understand it. Against the advice of a committee of parents, teachers, and librarians, Hauppauge school superintendent Paul Lochner decided to remove SeventeenTeenand YM magazines from the middle school library.