Sorry, But Those Are the Rules

These are a few of the things that people have deemed more important than my kid: An art gallery A library’s quiet vibe The...

The March for Our Lives: From Sea to Shining Sea

This is part two of First Focus’ March for Our Lives series. Check out part one. History was made this past Saturday as millions marched...

Gun Violence Summit Grapples with Where to Go From Here

Sixth-grader Samantha Sandhaus' question was so innocent – simple and logical – that, for one brief moment, it silenced two seasoned, and loquacious, politicians. Why, the 12-year-old...

Student Activism Is on the Rise and America Is Listening

Imagine waking up the morning after surviving a school shooting, sitting down to breakfast, and logging on to Twitter only to see thousands upon...

Miracles in Child Sex Abuse Statutes of Limitation Reform: Three of...

Since the Boston Globe revealed the pattern of institutional child sex abuse in the Spotlight series, the question has been: what can we do for these victims? The victims’...

After Shooting, ‘Honor How Kids Want To Deal With Their Feelings’

With so much coverage of last week’s grisly school shooting in Parkland, Fla., students, parents and others are struggling to cope. Christine Sylvest, a child...

Stop the Ticking Clock

When a crime is committed against a person, such as a robbery or identity theft, he or she can choose how and when to...

This Holiday Weekend, Try Not to Be Penn State

As usual, the Onion has published a satire that hits the truth right on the head. They have nailed Penn State: The nation’s nearly 320 million citizens...

Blurred Lines?

Teens spend six hours a day in front of an electronic device and over two hours a day listening to music (BBC, NY Times). That's...

American Hopes, Broken Dreams

Lives in Limbo uses qualitative research techniques to follow the lives of 150 undocumented Latino (largely Mexican) youths in Los Angeles over a 12-year...

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