November 23, 2017

‘Every 15′ offers sobering reminder to teens

Every 15

By Julie Samrick One high school student lay dead, ejected from the vehicle her best friend drove seconds before. Only the frantic wails of a second passenger could be heard as she called her best friends’ names from the back seat, pleading for them to answer. The teenage drunk driver, also from the same high… Read more

Free Condoms for Philadelphia High School Students

condom dispenser

Coming over the holiday break to about a third of Philadelphia high schools: clear plastic dispensers chock-full of free condoms. The dispensers will be placed in the 22 high schools whose students had the highest rates of sexually transmitted diseases, and condoms will be available to any student – so long as their parents did… Read more

Teacher Shortage Nears in CA

Chemistry Teacher with Students in Class

Nearly half as many candidates enrolled in teaching credential programs last year in California and areas like special education and mathematics already suffer a shortage of qualified teachers in the largest state’s public schools.  Read more