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Youth are the future of our world; and this topic will be dedicated to issues, topics, or ideas that youth should be made aware and involved
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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 pot use linked to later declines in IQ

Teen pot use linked to later declines in IQ | Youth R the Future | Scoop.it

Long-term drop in IQ is an implication of teenagers deciding to use marijuana.

 

A new study suggests that teenagers who routinely smoke marijuana may end up with a long-term drop in their IQ.

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Bill Nye 'The Science Guy' Hits Evolution Deniers

Bill Nye 'The Science Guy' Hits Evolution Deniers | Youth R the Future | Scoop.it
Araya Diaz/WireImage In a clip posted to online knowledge forum Big Think via YouTube, former children’s show host Bill Nye spoke out against the denial of evolution, saying such views harm young people especially and hamper scientific progress.
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Had a good summer? Probably not as good as these guys as the 'rich kids of Instagram’ show off (again)

Had a good summer? Probably not as good as these guys as the 'rich kids of Instagram’ show off (again) | Youth R the Future | Scoop.it
For most young people the summer months mean the end of studying, but also the start of a lowly-paid temp job...unless you're one of the 'rich kids of Instagram.'...
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American kids downing more diet drinks

American kids downing more diet drinks | Youth R the Future | Scoop.it
The number of U.S. children who drink sugar-free beverages has doubled in the past decade, a new study finds - though the health implications of the trend, if any, are unclear.
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Why College May Not Be the Best Choice for Your Education Dollar - DailyFinance

Why College May Not Be the Best Choice for Your Education Dollar - DailyFinance | Youth R the Future | Scoop.it

Education is a crucial part in a youth's future.  This article takes a look at college vs. vocational learning.

 

Middle class Americans are fairly fervent in their belief that the route to career success has to run through a good college.

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Teens and video games: How much is too much?

Teens and video games: How much is too much? | Youth R the Future | Scoop.it

The death of a 15-year-old boy after playing video games for up to five days straight definitely needs to raise awareness of the impact of video games and youth.

 

The gamer community had a near-miss this week in Ohio, when a 15-year-old boy collapsed after playing Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 for up to five days straight...

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Anti-rocket school protects Israeli kids near Gaza

Anti-rocket school protects Israeli kids near Gaza | Youth R the Future | Scoop.it

Yesterday, there was a shooting on the first day of school in the U.S., a recent Yahoo poll stated that 73% believe security at schools should be increased, and now this article talks about an anti-rocket school in Israeli.  There could be an unbelievable wheel done with high school kids and violence; and you bet their contribution would be more valuable than you can imagine!

 

For the first time in years, the children of Sderot can study in peace.

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Student shot at Md. high school; suspect held

Student shot at Md. high school; suspect held | Youth R the Future | Scoop.it
A 15-year-old student opened fire on the first day of classes Monday at a Baltimore County high school, getting off two shots and wounding a classmate before being rushed by teachers, authorities said.
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Curiosity should inspire future - JSOnline

Curiosity should inspire future - JSOnline | Youth R the Future | Scoop.it

Events like these could drive youth into inspiration in the STEM fields.

 

Late on Aug. 5, as most of us slept, the Mars Science Laboratory reached the Martian surface - safely delivering the rover aptly dubbed Curiosity - after an eight-month journey through deep space.

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United Airlines loses girl on solo trip to camp

United Airlines loses girl on solo trip to camp | Youth R the Future | Scoop.it
10-year-old made it to camp safely, but only after being stranded at Chicago's O'Hare airport, parents say.
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Guess what's banned in schools now?

Guess what's banned in schools now? | Youth R the Future | Scoop.it
Shine Senior Editor Piper Weiss has a lesson in what’s being banned in schools now...
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