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Students vindicated? Research shows pitfalls of homework

A Stanford researcher found that too much homework can negatively affect kids, especially their lives away from school, where family, friends and activities matter. "Our...

School drug tests don’t work, but ‘positive climate’ might

School drug testing does not deter teenagers from smoking marijuana, but creating a "positive school climate" just might, according to research reported in the...
A spiritual turn-on for Danish teens

1 in 10 high school students hurt by dates

One in 10 high school youth in the U.S. reports having been hit or physically hurt by a dating partner in the past year,...

Anti-homophobia measures reduce binge drinking for all students

Canadian high schools with anti-homophobia policies or gay-straight alliances (GSAs) that have been in place for three years or more have a positive effect...

Testing more accurate than self-reporting of cheerleaders’ concussion recovery

Concussions have become a major public health issue, with both short- and long-term side effects. In sports, cheerleading has the highest rate of catastrophic...

Freshman women’s binge drinking tied to sexual assault risk

PISCATAWAY, NJ -- Many young women who steer clear of alcohol while they're in high school may change their ways once they go off to college. And those who take up binge drinking may be at relatively high risk of sexual assault, according to a study ...

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