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Family of alleged shooter “horrified”; father indicates his son was bullied

Family of alleged shooter “horrified”; father indicates his son was bullied | Youth R the Future | Scoop.it
PERRY HALL, Md. — A 15-year-old student opened fire on the first day of classes at a Baltimore County high school Monday, getting off two shots and wounding a classmate before being rushed by teachers, authorities said.

 

Father indicated that son was "bullied."  Another incident of bullying leading to violence.

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Teen bank robber from Nebraska brags about crime on YouTube video

Teen bank robber from Nebraska brags about crime on YouTube video | Youth R the Future | Scoop.it
A brazen Nebraska bank robbery ended with the arrest of a teenage girl, who boasted on YouTube about carrying out the crime.
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Pregnant Teen Wins Abortion Battle

Pregnant Teen Wins Abortion Battle | Youth R the Future | Scoop.it
A pregnant teen who sued her parents, claiming they were coercing her to have an abortion, will be able to give birth to her baby.
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What impact does this lawsuit have on teenagers and parents?  Will we see other such lawsuits occuring over other issues?

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Teenagers Step Up To Prevent Bullying In St. Mary Parish | KATC.com | Acadiana-Lafayette, Louisiana

Teenagers Step Up To Prevent Bullying In St. Mary Parish | KATC.com | Acadiana-Lafayette, Louisiana | Youth R the Future | Scoop.it
A case of bullying at a skate park is now in the hands of the St. Mary Parish sheriffs office. Better known as The Swamp,
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Great story on what teenagers are doing to help the future of younger kids and a community skate park.

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Paying it Forward, Jayden Style: Random Acts of Kindness in Honor of a Little Boy

Paying it Forward, Jayden Style: Random Acts of Kindness in Honor of a Little Boy | Youth R the Future | Scoop.it
When Salvation Army organizers sifted through donations from Midland, Michigan, on Dec. 4, they found something more than change and dollar bills: An engagement ring and a handwritten note that said, "Paying it forward Jayden Style.
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An amazing story on the impact a child's life can have on his family, classmates, and total strangers who never had the chance to meet him.  "Paying it Forward"

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NJ students sickened by Bob Marley drink at school

NJ students sickened by Bob Marley drink at school | Youth R the Future | Scoop.it

Youth need to be aware of the potential implications of drinking this Bob Marley drink after numerous school students have been sickened.

 

HOLMDEL TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — Officials have removed a relaxation drink named after reggae icon Bob Marley after several students at a New Jersey school were sickened.

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Wild Dogs Kill 2-Year-Old Boy at Pa. Zoo Exhibit

Wild Dogs Kill 2-Year-Old Boy at Pa. Zoo Exhibit | Youth R the Future | Scoop.it
2-year-old boy is killed after falling into wild dog exhibit at Pittsburgh Zoo...
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Drake graduates from high school at 25

Drake graduates from high school at 25 | Youth R the Future | Scoop.it

Great example of the importance of going back to school.  Even if you have been successful, or more importantly if you may have dropped out, Drake's story is great to show that it's never too late to go back.

 

Although Drake is a millionaire entertainer, he was without a high school diploma. He realized that education is crucial for life. This tends to make people amazed of how he can be a roll model for all of those students in the world.

 

Something that many people take for granted, the reception of a simple high school diploma, made headlines on October 18. Why?

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Teens Meet In Xbox Romance, Then Vanish (UPDATE)

Teens Meet In Xbox Romance, Then Vanish (UPDATE) | Youth R the Future | Scoop.it
Authorities in Iowa said they have a possible lead in the search for four missing teens who disappeared after two of them met online playing on their Xbox systems.
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Teen Drunk Driving Cut in Half Since 1991

Teen Drunk Driving Cut in Half Since 1991 | Youth R the Future | Scoop.it
Drinking and driving among U.S. high school students has decreased by 54% since 1991, but more effort is needed, according to a new report from the CDC.
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California youth football team officials suspended over allegations of cash bounty offers

California youth football team officials suspended over allegations of cash bounty offers | Youth R the Future | Scoop.it

Youth need to be educated on issues like this in sports.

 

TUSTIN, Calif. — In a pee-wee version of the NFL’s bounty scandal, the head coach and league president of an Orange County children’s football team have been suspended amid allegations that players were offered up to $50 in cash to knock opponents...

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New drug has doctors, parents on high alert

New drug has doctors, parents on high alert | Youth R the Future | Scoop.it

2 CI, is the name of a new synthetic drug that is on the streets and is called smiles.  A powerful, synthetic psychedelic drug manufactured for one reason.

 

Youth need to be educated on this new, synthetic drug that has already killed two.

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Sexting again linked to risky sex among teens

Sexting again linked to risky sex among teens | Youth R the Future | Scoop.it
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - One out of every seven Los Angeles high schoolers with a cell phone has sent a sexually-explicit text message or photo, according to results of a 2011 survey that also found...
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Illinois Boy Wins $1,000, Donates Money to Neighbor Fighting Leukemia

Illinois Boy Wins $1,000, Donates Money to Neighbor  Fighting Leukemia | Youth R the Future | Scoop.it
Wyatt Erber Gave HIs Winnings to Family of 2-Year-Old Cara Kielty, Who Has Leukemia...
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It’s Best to Wait: Middle School Daters More Likely to Dropout, Use Drugs | Yahoo! Health

It’s Best to Wait: Middle School Daters More Likely to Dropout, Use Drugs | Yahoo! Health | Youth R the Future | Scoop.it
New research from the University of Georgia (UGA) paints a grim picture of middle school daters—they are four times more likely to drop out of school, twice as likely to drink and smoke marijuana, and tend have worse teacher-reported study habits.
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Youth need to explore the implications of dating in middle school.

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Stop blaming video games for America's gun violence

Stop blaming video games for America's gun violence | Youth R the Future | Scoop.it
Recently, America’s attention has been understandably focused on the potential causes of increased violence – especially gun violence – particularly among children and youth, and how to stop it.
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Will playing violent video games as a youth impact your behavior?

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Teen Shaming the Latest Online Rage

Teen Shaming the Latest Online Rage | Youth R the Future | Scoop.it
Teen Girls Have Been Giving Each Other Blunt Advice Online
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This article discusses a new trend in cyber bullying.  Definitely needs exploring!

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This article discusses a new trend in cyber bullying.  Definitely needs exploring!

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California girl, 9, loses 66 pounds after massive lifestyle changes

California girl, 9, loses 66 pounds after massive lifestyle changes | Youth R the Future | Scoop.it
A California girl, 9, lost 66 pounds after being bullied at school. The girl, Breanna Bond, had hit 186 pounds and was having trouble breathing. She was having
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This is a great story about making changes; and how these changes can have a huge impact on a youth's life.

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Infected and unaware: HIV hitting America's youth

Infected and unaware: HIV hitting America's youth | Youth R the Future | Scoop.it
CHICAGO (Reuters) - More than half of young people in the United States who are infected with HIV are not aware of it, according to a report by government health officials that zeroes in on one of the...
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Ex-Gang Leader Heroically Saves Cop

Ex-Gang Leader Heroically Saves Cop | Youth R the Future | Scoop.it
Charles Alexander pulled a PCP-high attacker off of a Dallas cop.
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F.D.A. Receives Death Reports Citing Monster Energy, a High-Caffeine Drink

F.D.A. Receives Death Reports Citing Monster Energy, a High-Caffeine Drink | Youth R the Future | Scoop.it
Five people may have died after drinking Monster Energy, a popular energy drink that is high in caffeine, according to reports released by the Food and Drug Administration.
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Retired cop shoots son, mistook him for burglar

Retired cop shoots son, mistook him for burglar | Youth R the Future | Scoop.it
Brother of victim says his father heard someone come in back door and grabbed his gun, assuming it was an intruder...
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Texting the Teenage Patient

Texting the Teenage Patient | Youth R the Future | Scoop.it
Doctors are making house calls via texting, blogs and social networks like Facebook and Twitter.
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Four California teens arrested in school soccer team hazing case

Four California teens arrested in school soccer team hazing case | Youth R the Future | Scoop.it
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Four Los Angeles-area high school students have been arrested in an investigation of complaints that varsity soccer players sexually abused younger team members in hazing rituals that victims said were conducted with the...
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RI school system: Dad-daughter dances violate law

RI school system: Dad-daughter dances violate law | Youth R the Future | Scoop.it
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Teen, Pa. School Settle AIDS Bias Case

Teen, Pa. School Settle AIDS Bias Case | Youth R the Future | Scoop.it

Great article on a youth fighting for his rights to attend school when they tried to say he could not attend because of a health issue.

 

Boy, mom get $700,000 in AIDS discrimination case against Pa. school tied to Hershey candy co.

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