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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 May, 2010

Sixteen-year-old Jessica Watson has spent the past seven months in a self-imposed solitary confinement of sorts. For 210 days, the avid sailor skippered her 34-foot yacht, the Pink Lady, around the world, a feat few others, let alone teenagers, have accomplished. But on Saturday afternoon, her solo trip ended in dramatic fashion as tens of …

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TEEN TRUTH: VOICES – Watch a TEEN TRUTH Tribe Member give some insight into how TEEN TRUTH made her think differently about her life and the lives of the students around her. She found the film interesting because it made her realize that she is not just a victim, but sometimes she is a bully …

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. – With the confidence of a coach and the passion of a preacher, Zach Lipson has spent much of his teenage years telling anyone he meets about his plans to join one of the nation’s elite college basketball programs. It didn’t matter to him that he’d never played a minute of organized hoops. …

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1/3 of parents give primary schools an “A;” less than 1/4 give secondary schools an “A” ANN ARBOR, Mich., Jan. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — School psychologists, counselors and social workers are often the first line of support for children with behavioral, emotional or family problems. Problems can range from attention deficit disorder and homelessness to depression …

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A schoolboy taunted for being ‘chubby’ told yesterday how he became anorexic at the age of 11 and lost so much weight he was left on the verge of death. Taylor Kerkham, now 12, became obsessed about his calorie intake, and on some days would eat as little as half a pot of diet yoghurt …

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Twinkies. Fat slob. Gordita. It didn’t stop with the nicknames. “Eat only half.” “Stop eating so much.” For Claudia Garza, these taunts didn’t come from schoolyard peers — they came from her family. Obese children are 65 percent more likely to be bullied than their peers of normal weight, according to a study published in …

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Christian was selected by the Junior High School faculty and administration. The award was presented in an all-school assembly and he received a standing ovation from students, parents, and staff. Our Difference Maker, Christian Barrios, has impacted our school and community for eight years. He is a 7th grader who, although not the visible leader …

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Truth About Nothing

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