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TEEN TRUTH: DIFFERENCE MAKER SUMMIT


PURPOSE. Over the past eight years we have realized that many students participating in campus leadership assume that their mere association in leadership makes them an effective leader. We developed the TEEN TRUTH: DIFFERENCE MAKER SUMMIT (TT: …

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ASCIP Provides $2,000 Grants to Southern California Schools!


We are excited to announce the launch of a new initiative from the Alliance of Schools for Cooperative Insurance Programs (ASCIP) to provide a limited number of $2,000 Grants to bring TEEN TRUTH programs to …

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TEEN TRUTH: INSIGHT - Parents & Teens Online


A recent Pew Research Center report revealed that 50 percent of all parents claim to use parental controls to monitor the Internet use of their children. Although no one wants their parents monitoring every single …

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TT: Drugs and Alcohol - Buy the Film on Amazon!


Due to popular demand the TT films are now available on Amazon.com's Createspace! This is a first time limited release of our films, and we are so excited that they are now available via DVD to …

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TT: Body Image and Self Esteem - Buy it on Amazon!


Due to popular demand the TT films are now available on Amazon.com's Createspace! This is a first time limited release of our films, and we are so excited that they are now available via DVD to …

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TT: Bully and School Violence - Buy It on Amazon!


Due to popular demand the TT films are now available on Amazon.com's Createspace! This is a first time limited release of our films, and we are so excited that they are now available via DVD to …

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TRUTH REPORT: The Year in Review - Being the Difference


by Sarah McGowan, TT Report Writer and Producer Now in its sixth year, Teen Truth has touched over 4.5 million lives with our multi-media presentations, student-shot films, custom programs and our book, Teen Truth: Why Youth …

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Archive for February, 2010

EMERYVILLE, CA — Jamba Juice announced today a new school lunch program to help schools offer their students a better-for-you beverage alternative in the school cafeteria. The Jamba Juice School Lunch Program provides schools with the ability to purchase and sell Jamba Juice’s All Fruit™ smoothie line at fixed and reduced prices. Healthy, refreshing All …

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DENVER – During emergency drills at Deer Creek Middle School in suburban Denver, math teacher David Benke always told himself and his students that, should something dire happen, he would try to protect them. So when he saw a rifleman beginning to shoot students leaving school Tuesday, Benke didn’t hesitate. “I made a promise,” he …

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A group of South Hadley, Mass., students accused of bullying a classmate who later committed suicide won’t be returning to the community’s high school, MyFoxBoston.com reported. Superintendent Gus Sayer told The Boston Globe on Tuesday the school district took the problem seriously and the students “will not be returning.” He would not say if they …

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(CNN) — A school board in Rhode Island has voted to fire all teachers at a struggling high school, a dramatic move aimed at shoring up education in a poverty-ridden school district. In a 5-2 vote Tuesday night, the board approved the plan by Frances Gallo, superintendent at Central Falls School District, to discharge the …

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Calgary, AB – As many of you may already know, the Werklund Foundation is very passionate about leadership education and the multitude of benefits it brings to our communities and our young people, one of those benefits being to drastically reduce the amount of bullying within schools. Our foundation continues to seek out world-class programs …

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TEEN TRUTH: INSIGHT – Listen to this TEEN TRUTH expert discuss how he worked to change the culture of his school, virtually ridding it of gang activity and violent issues. True inspiration for any educator that needs insight into how to enhance the culture of their school’s campus.

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Hey its Darian im not sure if you remember me or not, but i just wanted to say the assembly you held at my school was intense and life changing. The video was eye opening in my own opinion. Most kids enjoyed it from my point of view and it really made me think about …

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LITTLETON, Colo. – The gunman was walking through a middle school parking lot and taking shots at students with a hunting rifle as terrified teenagers ran for their lives. He had just wounded two students and seemed ready to unleash more violence when a math teacher named David Benke sprung into action. Benke confronted the …

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TEEN TRUTH: VOICES – Listen to a TEEN TRUTH Tribe Member speak about bullying and how everyone goes through it. She reminds students that might feel down that this is common and if we can get through it we will all be stronger.

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Teen Truth Film Festival

A year-round film festival providing youth the opportunity to use their creative voices to challenge and empower audiences.

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Truth About Nothing

Check out TEEN TRUTH's first feature film responding to the apathy and negativity that is destroying school communities.

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