High School: Social and Emotional Articles
A growing number of high school seniors are deciding to take a breather before heading to the dormitory. It's called a "gap year" and it's been standard procedure for students in England and Australia for years.
Here are some ways to deal with a teen who talks back and shows disrespect.
The road to college can be a rocky one. Between SATs, ACTs, tough courses, teacher recommendations, a cutthroat pool of applicants, extracurriculars, college essays, and everything in between, itâs an exhausting journey. So what should you do if your child says she doesnât want to take the trip?
First came lists naming the country's "best colleges." Then magazines began ranking high schools. With a click of the mouse, parents can read whether their local school is considered one of the top 100 in the country, one of the top 1000, or whether it fails to make the cut.
Regardless of which parent it falls to to explain relationships and sex to your son, it's an important discussion to have that will benefit your family for years to come.
Parents may never have heard of it, but surveys show that 20 to 60 percent of teens are "sexting". What is sexting and how can parents deal with it?
f the middle school years are the first incline you slowly chukka-chukka up to at the beginning of a roller coaster, the high school years are a series of wild loop-de-loops, hair-raising ascents, and blood curdling falls.
Young love rarely lasts a semester, let alone a lifetime. But experts warn that when teen hearts are broken, kids can carry the hurt well into adulthood.
From the classroom to the playing field, standardized tests to college applications, getting outside help in high school - in the form of SAT prep classes, individual subject tutors, athletic trainers, and private college counselors, among others -has become as mainstream as studying the ...
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