Web Resources

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This story from US News describes how slang can impact adolescents performance in the classroom.

Dropout Rates:

This story describes the prevalence and reasons for why teenagers choose to drop out of high school.

Parental Involvement

This website reviews what we know about the influence parents expectations can have on their adolescent’s academic achievement.


This story describes how volunteering can be beneficial for both the individual and the community.

Search Institute

This website describes the 40 developmental assets identified by the Search Institute in Minneapolis.