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3:25pm

Wed February 5, 2014

Are teens today more narcissistic?

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February 3rd, 2014 Are teens today more narcissistic than ever before? Some psychologists are pointing to a personality test called the Narcissism Personality Inventory, which seems to indicate that millennials have a historically high sense of self-obsession.

4:57pm

Tue January 7, 2014
Education

Oakland high school confronts daily violence

Fourteen-year-old Trevor Watson, a freshman at Castlemont High School, stands in front of his home in East Oakland. He is a part of Youth ALIVE, an after school program where teens talk to younger kids about gang violence.
Brett Myers/Youth Radio

Castlemont High in East Oakland, looks like many other California schools – colorful box-style buildings with big windows – but inside, teacher Demetria Huntsman and several students are deconstructing a shooting that happened out front just 30 minutes before I got there.

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1:41pm

Wed December 18, 2013

Students put civic improvement ideas before the mayor

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Source: Youthradio · Via: Darelle Brown
December 18th, 2013 by Darelle Brown When I walked into the conference room on the first floor of Oakland City Hall, I saw high school and middle school youth engaging in conversations with elected officials and college students about how to fix tough community problems. The kids looked assured and confident, presenting next to their cardboard projects.

11:13pm

Thu December 5, 2013

Youth Radio: Young invincible on Affordable Care Act

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Source: Youthradio · Via: Rayana Godfrey
December 5th, 2013 by Rayana Godfrey Featured on KQED On any given weekend my friends and I call, text, and tweet each other to figure out our plans for the evening. And while they're trying to decide between movies and a house party, I'm weighing a completely different option in my head.

4:41pm

Thu November 14, 2013

Math education equals more stress for students

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November 12th, 2013 Featured on Stitcher Listen Now In response to statistics of lackluster math performance, some influential voices in American education policy have suggested simply teaching less math. But a new study from the Cleveland Federal Reserve Bank shows that students that do well in math tend to have higher paying jobs in the future.

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