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Researched, written and produced by TT's creative team, each monthly article provides an original perspective about how educators, administrators, and students can strengthen their communities.

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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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If you could go back 20 years and get your parents to set up an college fund for you, then maybe you could get away with a debt-free education. The rest of us need another strategy to graduate from college without collecting a mountain of debt. Living at home would help, but that isn’t much …

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The Effect on Teens Persistent cyberbullying can be incredibly damaging to the self-esteem of a teenager. In extreme cases, teenagers who receive significant and repeat bullying may attempt suicide. Some have been successful at it. With the explosion of Internet sites, social media and hundreds of television and satellite channels, according to Satellite TV, today’s …

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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 thing they do online, it’s nice to know they mean well and they want to keep you safe. Other significant …

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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 Have Something to Hide. Our relatively small and dedicated team has worked hard to build a movement that gives …

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Dear Autistic People of the World, Hello, my name is Autism. I am a social disability. I can make it hard for some people to talk to others and I can also make it difficult for some to make friends. I will make it hard for you to pick up on social cues or to …

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Some of us might be lucky enough to spend summers island-hopping on our parent’s yachts, waiting for our helicopters filled with diamond-studded jet-skis to pick us up for our next adventure (dream on). For the rest of us, nabbing a summer job or internship that’s more fun than changing our little sister’s diapers is a …

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by Sarah McGowan, TT Report Writer and Producer They’re called high-stakes tests for a reason. From student health and performance to curriculum development and implementation to the very funding that provides our campuses with the resources to educate our youth, today’s standardized tests have a ripple effect that impacts schools in profound ways. With testing …

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by Sarah McGowan, TT Report Writer and Producer I’d be happier if I was thinner. People would like me more if I was leaner, stronger, faster. As soon as I can fit into a pair of skinny jeans, I’ll stop. These are the lies we all tell ourselves. They start as troubling thoughts that creep …

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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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Teen Truth Report

News, powerful expert insight, inspiration and tips for action designed to enrich the conversation between youth and adults.

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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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