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If teenagers have heroes and role models who cuss, they are likely to do so, too. That was the finding of a group of researchers just released in Pediatrics, the Official Journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics. The team set out to investigate […]

What did all those kids who gathered at flagpoles outside their schools last week pray about? At Westmoreland High School in Sumner County, Tennessee, teens who were among the 2 million nationwide who showed up early to pray said they […]

Watching highly paced cartoons such as SpongeBob SquarePants hinders pre-schoolers’ abstract thinking, short-term memory and impulse control, according to the University of Virginia. “He may be one of the longest-running, best-loved cartoons in Nickelodeon history,” writes Courtney Hutchison for ABC […]

Kindergarten children in Basel, Switzerland, will be presented this year with fabric models of human genitalia in a “sex box” to teach them that “contacting body parts can be pleasurable.” “The kit for teachers to give sex-education lessons to primary […]

Using familiar tactics of threatening small school districts with expensive litigation, the American Civil Liberties Union has launched a new campaign to force schools to give students access to internet pornography. The ACLU has made its mark in American history campaigning to force […]

This summer, some 100,000 young people from around the world –- mostly between the age of 15 and 30 – will have gathered outside a village in the middle of France, 3,000-4,000 at a time for a week of Christian […]

There’s hardly a young person out there without a mobile phone and a British church hopes to tap into their technological dexterity with a new campaign encouraging young people to text about their faith. Textify was recently launched by Hope Revolution, a youth […]

The moment the Washington, D.C.-area First Baptist Church of Glenarden opened its doors Friday night, nearly 3,000 teenagers rushed inside for a high-octane worship service, according to the Washington Post. Inside the Upper Marlboro mega-church, a large digital clock was at […]