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Proms and alcohol: Area schools tackle issue in their own ways

Sat, 05/15/2010 - 01:00

High school students speak out at school board meeting to express opposition to mandatory breathalyzer tests at prom because they feel the tests violate their rights.

Students Teach Students

Fri, 05/14/2010 - 01:00

Older students teach younger students about how to take civic action to help protect dolphins.

Illegal immigrant student hopes case helps reform

Fri, 05/14/2010 - 01:00

A student detained for immigration violations hopes her case will spur others to action to promote reform in immigration laws.

Collinwood Student Walkout

Fri, 05/14/2010 - 01:00

High school students walk out in protest of teacher layoffs, and again in protest of arrests of two students at first demonstration.  The article discusses the students' use of YouTube and Facebook to organize the protest and expresses concern that adult groups improperly steered the students.

Don't shoot the messenger

Thu, 05/13/2010 - 01:00

The author of an article about President Obama's technophobia discusses the benefits of technology (as well as the drawbacks), including the use of video games for educational purposes.


Sachem Student at Center of Anti-Bullying Legislation

Tue, 05/11/2010 - 01:00

Student complaints about bullying lead to county anti-bullying legislation.