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Diana Scholl

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Sharing the Stories of LGBT Youth: Isaac, 16, From New York City (PHOTO)

Diana Scholl | May 14, 2014 | Gay Voices
Jennifer Mishory

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Why the Student Loan Interest Rate Debate Matters

Jennifer Mishory | July 1, 2012 | Politics
This generation needs higher education more than ever, even as the cost grows increasingly out of reach. From a youth perspective, the guiding principle for the debate is simple: Give all Americans a fair shot at the middle class, at the American Dream.
Paul Stoller

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Waging War on Higher Education

Paul Stoller | July 1, 2012 | College
Math and science students deserve our support. But does that mean that we should abandon the study of philosophy, the history of art, or the analysis of society and culture? Is public higher education a place for skill acquisition or is it space for teaching young people how to think?
Daneesha Murrain

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Students Who Mean Business Go to Harvard

Daneesha Murrain | July 1, 2012 | Education
Taking the NFTE Business Class at my high school, I have become an entrepreneur. Recently, my class took a trip to Harvard to sit in an actual graduate business class. It further fueled my own determination continue with my own business.
Kenneth Danford

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Stop Racing! Start Living! (It Works!)

Kenneth Danford | July 1, 2012 | Education
I realized that the stereotypes and fears I had as a teacher about homeschoolers were all wrong. These teens are informed, well-socialized, involved in their communities, and all-around mature beyond their years.
Abdel Alzorgan

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You May Say I'm A Dreamer

Abdel Alzorgan | July 1, 2012 | Teen
I might be a dreamer, but a person without dreams and ambition is just breathing, and life is more than oxygen. We are here to achieve our dreams: a green planet and a place of the " global dream."
Sam Lyons

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The Light at the End of the College Admissions Tunnel

Sam Lyons | July 1, 2012 | Teen
Something has been really bugging me. It's not unique to me -- every kid my age goes through it in a similar way. It's a modern horror that I've just dipped my toes into: THE COLLEGE ADMISSIONS PROCESS.
Brett Hahn

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How Would You Respond to a Global Crisis?

Brett Hahn | July 1, 2012 | Teen
It doesn't matter if the difference you make is big or small. What matters is that you see the world through a wider lens where all people have the same needs and rights to basic necessities as you and me.