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How High School Diplomas Became Moving Targets
Feb. 5, 2016
At least six states are switching the rules so students can get diplomas retroactively.
Error in Study Linking Teen Pot Use and Psychosis
Jan. 21, 2016
The American Psychological Association corrected a study that found no health problems from teen pot smoking. It had contradicted other studies that found increased risk of psychotic disorders.
Why 2015 Was the Year of the Period
Dec. 31, 2015
Is this the year when menstruation went from taboo topic to entrepreneurial opportunity? High-profile moments (including one featuring Donald Trump) may be remaking social attitudes about the period.
High School Students Weigh in on Affirmative Action
Dec. 23, 2015
However the Supreme Court rules on affirmative action, it will affect the lives of college-bound teens. So we asked them: Should college admissions decisions take race into consideration?
For some teen girls, surviving a rape can mean losing an education
Nov. 9, 2015
A law in Sierra Leone bars "visibly pregnant" girls from school — even if the pregnancy is a result of rape. An Amnesty International report calls for a change in this policy.
Surgery helps some obese teens in battle to get fit
Nov. 6, 2015
Three years after bariatric surgery, more than 200 severely obese teens studied had dropped about a third of their weight and improved their metabolism, heart health and self-esteem.
Artist captures Seoul's 'Beauty Recovery Rooms'
Oct. 20, 2015
In the "plastic surgery capital of the world," it's not unusual to get plastic surgery as a high school graduation present.
Michelle Obama announces new education push
Oct. 19, 2015
Campaign encourages 14 to 19 year-olds to aim beyond high school.
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