Tag Archives: teens

Post-Trump political participation

After four years of political polarization, how are students responding?   “So help you God?” “So help me God.” “Congratulations, Mr. President.” The crowd erupts in applause and cheers as the United States Marine Band commences Joe Biden as the 46th President of the United States of America. His family …

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Home by curfew? Good luck.

Complexity of curfew laws, uneven enforcement creates confusion for teens Aidan Phelps and Asa Wold, two 15-year-old freshmen, want to see the new movie Deadpool 2 this week. They could see it at Rosedale, Southdale or the Mall of America. They decide to meet Friday for the 9:45 p.m. showing …

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iGen book review

Move aside Millennials. iGen is coming to stay, bringing their phone-obsessed, risk aversive, and stressed tendencies to the forefront of the future. They are also the topic of Jean Twenge’s book entitled: iGen, Why Today’s Super-Connected Kids Are Growing Up Less Rebellious, More Tolerant, Less Happy–and Completely Unprepared for Adulthood. …

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