Education: Teens

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State Laws Punishing Parents for the Sins of the Children

"Fathers shall not be put to death because of their children, nor shall children be put to death because of their fathers. Each one shall be put to...Should parents be graded and fined for their children's poor school behavior?
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My Teen's Grades are Dropping and College is Around the Corner!

Dear AdviceMama, My teenage son's grades have been going downhill all year. His last report card was all Ds, a few Cs and one A. The main...
My teenage son's grades have been going downhill all year and college is around the corner, what should I do?

Why Do So Many Boys Not Care About School?

Over the last 40 years, the United States has seen a remarkable change in the academic success of boys and girls. In 1970, 58 percent of college...More and more, it's girls who do well academically and boys who are losing ground.

Crazy U, or, Getting Your Kid Into College: Author Q&A

Crazy U. Credit: Andrew Ferguson Add this to the laundry list of things that were simpler when you were a kid: Applying to college. ...Add this to the laundry list of things that were simpler when you were a kid: Applying to college.

Obama Prods Congress on Education Law Renewal

President Barack Obama speaks at Kenmore Middle School in Arlington, Va., Monday, March 14, 2011. WASHINGTON (AP) -...President Barack Obama asked Congress on Monday to rewrite the nation's main education law before the new school year starts in September.

Number of Depressed College Students On the Rise, Study Says

A breeding ground for depressed students. Credit: AP Parents hear a lot of buzz about the stress college students face today,...A recent study of college students suggests that the declining emotional condition of students is on the rise. Is your child among those suffering?

Northwestern University To Investigate Class' Sex Toy Demo

CHICAGO (AP) - Northwestern University found itself at the center of a furor Thursday after a sexuality professor known for racy lessons...
Northwestern University found itself at the center of a furor Thursday after a sexuality professor known for racy lessons allowed students to stay after a lecture to witness a couple using a mechanized sex toy.

What Would You Do if Your Child's School Closed for Good?

Education is under fire in many states. Credit: Peter Prengaman, AP Imagine you send your child to the public school in your...With budgets being slashed across the nation, even education is on the chopping block.

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