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More than two-thirds of teenagers see at least one expression of religious faith at their public schools, a report said. The most common expression they witness is wearing clothing or jewelry with religious symbols. […] Read More

Since 2011, all but three U.S. states have improved initiatives to reduce the sex trafficking of minors, a report says. Ten states earned an ‘A’ in the latest report. […] Read More

A majority of U.S. teens involved in a local church youth ministry volunteer their time at least several times a year. “A little less than one fifth of teens (17 percent) volunteer once a week, one-quarter (25 percent) volunteer at least once a month, another one-quarter (26 percent) volunteer once every few months, and about […] Read More

A report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention showed that the percentage of high school seniors who said they were virgins has increased over the past decade. A report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention showed that the percentage of high school seniors who said they were virgins has increased over […] Read More

High school seniors who said religion was important to them also had more positive attitudes about themselves than those who said religion was not important. The National Study of Youth and Religion, based at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, has found a significant positive correlation between religion and self-esteem among high school […] Read More

In a way the understanding of adolescence has matured among scientists. According to some contemporary theories, adolescence now lasts until age 34, meaning that many of today’s soldiers, members of Congress and businesspersons could fall under the category between children and adults. According to some contemporary theories, adolescence now lasts until age 34, meaning that […] Read More