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Checking in on the Great Recession’s ‘boomerang’ kids

Checking in on the Great Recession’s ‘boomerang’ kids

Shaw University freshmen Artricia Brittle (R), 18 of Washington, D.C., coordinates a way home as she packs up her belongings in her dorm room with along with her roommate Denaysha Bowen, 18 of Maryland, on April 17, 2011 in Raleigh, North Carolina. ; Credit: Sara D. Davis/Getty Images They are called the “boomerang” kids – [...]

Checking in on the Great Recession’s ‘boomerang’ kids

Checking in on the Great Recession’s ‘boomerang’ kids

Shaw University freshmen Artricia Brittle (R), 18 of Washington, D.C., coordinates a way home as she packs up her belongings in her dorm room with along with her roommate Denaysha Bowen, 18 of Maryland, on April 17, 2011 in Raleigh, North Carolina. ; Credit: Sara D. Davis/Getty Images They are called the “boomerang” kids – [...]

Why aren’t more teens getting the HPV vaccination?

Why aren’t more teens getting the HPV vaccination?

Despite more access to the shot, many teens still haven’t received HPV vaccines. ; Credit: VCU CNS/flickr Creative Commons A new report from the CDC says that less than half of American children are vaccinated against human papilloma virus (HPV), a form of cancer. Increasing HPV vaccinations to even an imperfect standard would decrease cases [...]

Why aren’t more teens getting the HPV vaccination?

Why aren’t more teens getting the HPV vaccination?

Despite more access to the shot, many teens still haven’t received HPV vaccines. ; Credit: VCU CNS/flickr Creative Commons A new report from the CDC says that less than half of American children are vaccinated against human papilloma virus (HPV), a form of cancer. Increasing HPV vaccinations to even an imperfect standard would decrease cases [...]

Why aren’t more teens getting the HPV vaccination?

Why aren’t more teens getting the HPV vaccination?

Despite more access to the shot, many teens still haven’t received HPV vaccines. ; Credit: VCU CNS/flickr Creative Commons A new report from the CDC says that less than half of American children are vaccinated against human papilloma virus (HPV), a form of cancer. Increasing HPV vaccinations to even an imperfect standard would decrease cases [...]

Why aren’t more teens getting the HPV vaccination?

Why aren’t more teens getting the HPV vaccination?

Despite more access to the shot, many teens still haven’t received HPV vaccines. ; Credit: VCU CNS/flickr Creative Commons A new report from the CDC says that less than half of American children are vaccinated against human papilloma virus (HPV), a form of cancer. Increasing HPV vaccinations to even an imperfect standard would decrease cases [...]

Why aren’t more teens getting the HPV vaccination?

Why aren’t more teens getting the HPV vaccination?

Despite more access to the shot, many teens still haven’t received HPV vaccines. ; Credit: VCU CNS/flickr Creative Commons A new report from the CDC says that less than half of American children are vaccinated against human papilloma virus (HPV), a form of cancer. Increasing HPV vaccinations to even an imperfect standard would decrease cases [...]

Should public schools play host to private summer school courses?

Should public schools play host to private summer school courses?

Private schools are offering summer courses that are transferable to public schools for a fee. Critics say that the courses should be offered free of charge if applicable to public school curriculum. ; Credit: Creative Commons Across Southern California, public school districts are coping with cuts to summer school funding. While LAUSD has received some [...]

Should public schools play host to private summer school courses?

Should public schools play host to private summer school courses?

Private schools are offering summer courses that are transferable to public schools for a fee. Critics say that the courses should be offered free of charge if applicable to public school curriculum. ; Credit: Creative Commons Across Southern California, public school districts are coping with cuts to summer school funding. While LAUSD has received some [...]

Should public schools play host to private summer school courses?

Should public schools play host to private summer school courses?

Private schools are offering summer courses that are transferable to public schools for a fee. Critics say that the courses should be offered free of charge if applicable to public school curriculum. ; Credit: Creative Commons Across Southern California, public school districts are coping with cuts to summer school funding. While LAUSD has received some [...]