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Junior State of America: 80 Years Strong

Tara Fass | Posted 08.09.2014 | Politics
Tara Fass

It's summer and you're a high school student, and you want to supplement your civics education. What to do? How about a three week college preparatory class taught by a college professor in Advanced Placement U.S. Government and Politics, making you eligible to sit for the AP exam the following Spring?

5 Ways to Chase Your Passions in High School

Shoham Geva | Posted 11.03.2013 | College
Shoham Geva

When it comes to applying to college, it's no longer just about the 4.0. Now it's about what you've done outside the classroom. Here's a sampler of some popular organizations that give students the chance to follow their passions in a big way.

The Issues Are What Matters

Jessica Chitkuer | Posted 01.02.2013 | Teen
Jessica Chitkuer

Looking past party biases and one-sidedness allows students to really take a look at the issues at hand.

Presidential Campaign Manipulation

Jack Cahn | Posted 12.08.2012 | Teen
Jack Cahn

It's quite disheartening that the American presidential election is no longer about issues, but instead about manipulating the perceptions the American people.

JSA at the 2012 RNC

Caroline Bourque | Posted 11.12.2012 | Teen
Caroline Bourque

Despite the threat of Hurricane Isaac, thousands of supporters flocked to Tampa to participate in the primary of what many consider the most significant election in American history.

Mia Love: Inspirational But Hyper-Partisan

Daniel Hamidi | Posted 11.04.2012 | Teen
Daniel Hamidi

Why is America so deeply factionalized with such a 'right-or-wrong' mentality? And will this seemingly unbreakable divide ever diminish as my generation matures?

Putting An End To Gun Violence

David Cahn | Posted 10.30.2012 | Teen
David Cahn

Instead of pushing for controversial legislation with a name that polls well with the American public, we need to start looking a policies that will substantially reduce crime.

Jorge Steven Acuña Opens Up About Being Detained By ICE

Voto Latino | Posted 06.18.2012 | Latino Voices
Voto Latino

I realize now that far too often we as humans do nothing for the injustices around us. My friends went against all odds and fought for something they believed was unjust.

Teens Sound Off On Obama's Big Speech!

| Julianna Joss & Shawn Rusterholz | Posted 01.25.2012 | Home

Two teen participants in the Junior States of America (JSA), a student-run political organization for high school students, sounded off on Obama's Sta...