Teenage sexting: we’re letting young people down by not talking about it

Teenage sexting is not only becoming widespread, but the scope of content that is being sent is also expanding. In order to truly understand the ramifications of sexting, the education of sexuality and sexual behavior has to not only be modernized, but the conversations should start at an early age. Read More

Federal Court Rules You Have the Right to Record the Cops—Even in Secret

This judge's ruling supports the First Amendment's "right to record" the police. Her decision is good news for civil rights activist Eric Martin and Rene Perez who record the police on their camera phones just in case police misconduct occurs. Read More

How to Help a Teenager Be College-Ready

College acceptance does not necessarily translate to college readiness. See this psychologist's check list to help determine whether your teenager is ready for independence outside of the home. Read More

Teen planned to commit violence at Indiana school, but police say tipster helped them stop him

Thanks to a tip, police were able to thwart a school shooting. If you see something, say something! Read More

Gun deaths in US reach highest level in nearly 40 years, CDC data reveal

The CDC reports that gun deaths are at an all time high. Included in the data are gun deaths by homicide, suicide, unintentional deaths, deaths in war or legal interventions, and deaths that are undetermined. Read More

What is Digital Citizenship?

Practicing digital citizenship is a powerful lesson that teachers and educators can teach our youth. Digital citizenship is the practice of the safe and responsible use of technology in every possible way. Once there is a key understanding of what digital citizenship is how and how it can be practiced, the digital world will become [...]

American Sues US Government For Allegedly Pressuring Him To Unlock His Phone at Airport

When traveling through an airport, do you believe the Customs and Border Protection and Department of Homeland Security have a right to search your phone and question you about your digital profile? Hear about an Egyptian American's experiences when he was detained by the CBP and DHS and why he is suing them for having [...]

Having a daughter makes men less sexist, research confirms

When men have daughters, they see how many challenges their daughters may experience while living in an often sexist world. Studies show that men who raise daughters are less likely to have gender stereotyped thoughts about women and their roles in society. Read More

Officers Had No Duty to Protect Students in Parkland Massacre, Judge Rules

A federal judge ruled that the armed deputy who did not rush into Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School did not have a constitutional duty to protect students during a school shooting massacre. Her ruling is in contrast to a county judge's decision that the sheriff deputy did have an obligation to confront the school shooter. [...]

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