Every parent knows that young children catch lots of things at school: chicken pox, the flu and, of course, the annual back-to-school cold. Now there’s evidence that kids can catch something else from their classmates: obesity. Of course there isn’t a fat virus, or at least one we know about. But a research team from […]
Kristen Purcell discussed our teens & tech research at the ACT Enrollment Planners Conference
Susan Hildreth, director of the Institute of Museum and Library Services, will present on a recent policy report, developed with the Campaign for Grade-level Reading, that highlights the role of libraries in early learning. In addition, Pew Intern...
13 Key Takeaways from Pew Internet’s Libraries Research
Amanda Lenhart briefed the State of Maryland’s Children’s Online Privacy Working Group at the Attorney General’s Office in Baltimore on the findings from the Teens, Social Media and Privacy report.
Susannah Fox will participate in a national invitational meeting on "Promoting and Sustaining the Collaborative Network Model in Pediatrics" in Alexandria, VA.
American teens have long been the country's most-wired age group. But contrary to the stereotype of hyper-connected teens, they say some things are better done in person.
The sharp drop in teen birth rates, especially among Hispanic teens, appears to be linked to both economic and attitudinal factors. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported last week that the birth rate among 15- to 19-year-olds had fallen to a record low 31.3 births per 1,000 in 2011. Teen birth rates dropped for […]
Among the things teens choose to share on social media, their real name and photos of themselves rank the highest. What else do they share?
Explore what teens choose to share and keep private and with whom in this infographic.