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Defying social expectations

Throughout grade levels, students learn increasing amount of material to prepare them for their futures. Early on, students are encouraged to pick their future careers based on what interests them. After high school, many teens are expected to attend college. Variables, however, can often determine how people’s lives will really pan out.

Unique education gives original perspective on life

Ann Fitzmaurice
During her seventh grade class, sophomore Lydia Olmsted received an assignment her teacher explicitly referred to as the “dumb kid” worksheet. The teacher wasn’t confident

Age restrictions guide youth

Rochita Ghosh
According to law, teens are not allowed to purchase cigarettes until they are 18 years old. Once they hit that milestone, they have to wait