Joshua Clayton tells the story of growing up in West Oakland, California.
If you stay ready, you don’t have to get ready, that’s why I believe getting dressed is the most important part of the day.
For the first time, more Latinos were accepted into University of California schools than their white counterparts. California’s nine undergraduate…
More teachers are looking to detailed data to figure out which students are most likely to drop out of high school, long before the kids have even entered ninth grade.
Kids say one thing making it hard for schools to crack down on e-cigarettes — is that they’re easy to hide. Twelve-year-olds Jennifer Shape explains, “Sometimes I hear that some of my friends do it their classroom when the teacher is not looking.”
It seemed like my peers equated feeling good about themselves to the amount of money they spent on dresses, limos and corsages.
I’m in the International Baccalaureate (IB) program — also called the International High School — perceived by students as being the most rigorous program… as well as the whitest.
Some 30 percent of adolescents in California report experiencing depression or related feelings, such as anger, anxiety or guilt, according to Kidsdata.org. As with Morimoto’s friend, many of these young people turn to their peers first for help.
My heart sinks whenever I’m asked on a scholarship application to list my extracurricular activities. Each time I fill it out, I feel as plain as a plate of boiled potatoes without cream or butter.