More women are going to college now than men. 70 percent of women had some college experience, where only 61 percent of men had attended college at some point. A study of 9,000 young Americans conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics found that 32 percent of women, in comparison to 24 percent of […]
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Some very interesting developments have come to the surface that is overwhelmingly alarming to our local communities. Researchers were surprised to see increasing suicide rates among black children, especially boys. The rates of suicide among African-American children have doubled in the last two decades, surpassing the rates among white children, which dropped over the same […]
When it comes to parenting teens, according to Jim Fay, parents have a harder time dealing with the challenges of their child’s adolescence. Eighty-seven percent of American adults believe children and teens are influenced as much or more by their peers than a generation ago, according to research from the Love and Logic Institute. Jim […]