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Detroit based youth investors to ring closing bell at Chicago ...

So, 2018 is finally here and Tuesday, Jan. 2, marks the first business day of the year. For one metro Detroit youth group, this day is more significant than the rest, as they are about ...
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14 Elementary School Students Tested for HIV & Hepatitis After ...

14 students at an elementary school in Freemont, Calif. had to be tested for HIV and hepatitis after being poked with a needle that a fellow student brought to class. via ABC: “I thought I was ...
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The ‘Blue Whale’ Suicide Challenge That’s Killing Kids: What Parents ...

After reading about the teenage couple who committed suicide via Facebook Live, I knew that I need to start researching this topic as working with teens is one of my many and most important passions ...
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Man Power | Win $15K and a mentorship with producer ...

Craft Syndicate by Dutch Masters wants to give a mentorship opportunity and a $15K grant to aspiring music producers. Craft Syndicate returns celebrating its second year and is searching for innovators with an unwavering commitment ...
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Youth Empowerment | Dwight Howard rewards 150 Atlanta students

On Sunday, March 26, Atlanta Hawks star Dwight Howard hosted 150 male students from the Atlanta area for their excellent performance at their schools. The “Ties That Bind” initiative (along with a parent or guardian) ...
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Schools in This NYC Consortium Promote Discussions, Slash Testing and ...

For more than two decades, corporate reformers have campaigned for accountability in education, insisting schools are best run like corporations and students best served by high-stakes testing policies that dictate promotion to the next level. ...
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HBCU Presidents Fear Uncertainty During “The Donald” Administration

President Trump signed an executive order Tuesday that moves a federal initiative supporting historically black colleges and universities directly into the White House, a move depicted as an effort to give the schools more clout ...
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Same-Sex Marriage Legalization Linked to Reduction in Suicide Attempts Among ...

The implementation of state laws legalizing same-sex marriage was associated with a significant reduction in the rate of suicide attempts among high school students – and an even greater reduction among gay, lesbian and bisexual ...
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Texans Receiver Andre Man Power | Johnson Spent $19,000 On ...

This photo of Houston Texans star Andre Johnson holding a ridiculously long receipt from Toys ‘R’ Us blew up on Reddit today, and there’s actually a great story behind it. Twelve kids, aged 8 to 16, ...
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Underpaid and Unappreciated: Why More Millennials Have Less Loyalty To ...

“I’m too fly for this s**t,” a voice declared in the back of my head about two years ago as I sat across from a team of middle-aged managers who were debating about a tea ...
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#Walgreens’ Expressions Challenge gives teens a voice and outlet

Walgreens is currently running a contest for high school students to speak their minds and express themselves regarding issues that affect our communities daily. The Expressions Challenge is an opportunity to delve into the minds ...
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Mental Health | Faces of children injured and killed in ...

“Are y’all ready to die?” are the last words of school bus driver Johnthony Walker, 24, before the fatal crash according to a Tennessee mom. “My daughter said, right before the bus flipped, that he was ...