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By Jason St. Amand | Wednesday Dec 26, 2012
Twenty-two Philadelphia’s high schools will receive condom dispensers that give away free condoms, a pilot launched by health officials in order to combat high STD rates among the city’s teens.
By Mark Scolforo | Tuesday Aug 7, 2012
A Pennsylvania school for lower income and socially disadvantaged students said Monday it will now treat HIV-positive applicants the same as all others and has offered admission to a previously rejected Philadelphia-area teenager.
By Lauran Neergaard | Tuesday Jul 24, 2012
More high school students are using condoms, but new government research released Tuesday shows the nation still has a long way to go to protect young people from the AIDS virus.
Wednesday Jun 20, 2012
This year, actress Parker Posey will act as host with a special performance from RuPaul’s Drag Race runner-up Chad Michaels. For the second year, Barclays will be the presenting sponsor for the summer benefit.
By Jason St. Amand | Wednesday Jun 13, 2012
A Massachusetts woman faces charges for having sex with a minor after she allegedly posed as a 17-year-old boy and created a fake identity to have relations with a West Virginia teenage girl.
Thursday May 31, 2012
A New Jersey high school freshman killed himself three weeks after being assaulted, robbed and threatened by other students in March, the authorities said Wednesday as they publicized criminal charges against the youths.
By David Crary | Monday Nov 7, 2011
It can be a malicious rumor whispered in the hallway, a lewd photo arriving by cell phone, hands groping where they shouldn’t. Added up, it’s an epidemic - student-on-student sexual harassment is pervasive in America’s middle schools and high schools.
By MAE ANDERSON | Friday Sep 16, 2011
The "Big Three" teen merchants Abercrombie & Fitch, Aeropostale, and American Eagle once defined fashion for fickle teens. But they lost their mojo by not stocking the jeans and tees that their customers covet.
Thursday Aug 25, 2011
As a new school year begins, the Homecoming Project is urging successful lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) adults to join its campaign to provide positive role models for LGBT high school students.
By Denise Lavoie | Monday May 9, 2011
Phoebe Prince was a recently arrived Irish immigrant, 15 and emotionally fragile, when high school bullying over two boys she dated apparently drove her to hang herself with a scarf in her Massachusetts home.
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