Can Busy Teens Succeed Academically

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Greenhaven Press's At Issue series provides a wide range of opinions on individual social issues. Each volume focuses on a specific issue and offers a variety of perspectives-eyewitness accounts, governmental views, scientific analysis, newspaper and magazine accounts, and many more-to illuminate the issue. Extensive bibliographies and annotated lists of relevant organizations point to sources for further research. Enhancing critical thinking skills, each At Issue volume is an excellent research tool to help readers understand current social issues and prepare reports.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780737742862
  • Publisher: Gale Group
  • Publication date: 4/3/2009
  • Series: At Issue Series: Teen Issues
  • Pages: 128
  • Age range: 15 - 17 Years
  • Product dimensions: 6.10 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 7

1 Teens in the Workforce Alison Morantz 10

2 Working Can Jeopardize Teen's Success in School and Life Steven Greenhouse 23

3 Parents and Schools Can Guide Teens' Employment Decisions Joan Kuersten 31

4 Teens with Jobs Are Highly Stressed Julie Grant 35

5 Extracurricular Activities Allow Teens to Gain Social Skills Jennie Kelley 40

6 Teens Need to Simplify Their Schedules Sean Price 44

7 Multitasking Hinders Teens' Analytical Abilities Lori Aratani 48

8 Teens Must Learn How to Relax Tracy Jan 54

9 After-School Programs Can Help Teens Succeed Academically Joe Beck 59

10 Sports Should Note Be the Main Focus in High School Mary Tedrow 63

11 Volunteering Gives Students an Edge on College Applications Reecy Aresty 67

12 High Achievers Might Be Paying a Steep Price Carleton Kendrick 73

Organizations to Contact 77

Bibliography 81

Index 86

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