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Vocational Education At Risk Because of Focus on College

Obama's budget calls for cuts in vocational education. Credit: Getty Images
A lot of kids will never get a college degree -- at least one in four won't even make it through high school in the usual four years.
Despite that, the Bost...
Obama's budget calls for cuts in vocational education.
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Teen Births Down But Drug Use Up, Stats Say

More teens are taking illegal drugs, report shows. Credit: Nelson Antoine, AP
Worried your teenage daughter is having sex? Relax. odds are, she is only taking illegal drugs.
Thank you, Federal Interagency Forum on Child and Family S...
Annual report offers good news/bad news on the state of teens.
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California Textbooks to Acknowledge Existence of Gay People

Law requires textbooks to recognize contributions of gay Americans. Credit: Getty Images
Imagine a history of the FBI not mention J. Edgar Hoover because he was reportedly, well, ya know, homosexual.
So was Socrates, Leonardo da Vin...
Law requires textbooks to recognize contributions of gay Americans.
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Soldiers' Children Often Face Long Term Psychological Issues, Study Shows

Ongoing wars taken a psychological toll on children. Credit: Majid Saeedi, Getty Images
They used to call it "battle fatigue" -- the psychological toll taken on soldiers in war.
However, soldiers are not the only casualties. As the ...
Ongoing wars take a psychological toll on children.
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Parents Quit Smoking (For Awhile) When Kids Have Surgery

Kicking the habit is hard, even when you're doing it for kids. Credit:Noel Celis, Getty Images Parents who smoke are more likely to quit if their child goes through surgery, a study shows. They worry about the effect secondhand smoke w...Kicking the habit is hard, even when you're doing it for kids.
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College Cost Comparisons: From $2,000 to $50,000

Watch: How to Save for College
The federal agency released its College Affordability and Transparency lists on Thursday to fulfill a reporting requirement passed into law in 2008. Credit: AP Looking for a college bargain? Try any of n...
Looking for a college bargain? Try any of nine University of Puerto Rico campuses, where annual tuition hovers at or below $2,000.
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Report: 90 Percent of Addicts Started Using as Teens

The teen years are a time when addiction is especially possible, because adolescent brains are more sensitive and teens are more apt to experiment. Credit: Getty Images Sorry, parents, but drug use among many teens is not just a pass...
Expert calls teen substance abuse America's no. 1 public health problem.
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States Consider Banning Teens From Tanning Beds

Watch a PSA using humor (sort of) to convince teens not to tan. Do you think this will work?
Citing skin cancer risks, legislators have debated over whether or not states should ban tanning beds used by minors. Credit: AP LOS ANGELES...
If a proposed law passes, California teens under 18 will need a fake ID to "fake and bake" themselves to a golden brown.
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