News tagged with high school
While marijuana use by teens has been increasing since 2005, an analysis of data from 1993 through 2009 by economists at three universities has found no evidence to link the legalization of medical marijuana to increased ...
Addiction Jun 18, 2012 | 5 / 5 (13) | 1 |
(Medical Xpress)—If you want to get rid of unwanted, negative thoughts, try just ripping them up and tossing them in the trash.
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 26, 2012 | 4.7 / 5 (13) | 1 |
Researchers have identified genetic markers that may influence whether a person finishes high school and goes on to college, according to a national longitudinal study of thousands of young Americans. The study is in the ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 02, 2012 | 4.9 / 5 (7) | 0 |
New research from the National Center for Family and Marriage Research (NCFMR) at Bowling Green State University shows there is substantial variation in the first-time divorce rate when it is broken down by race and education. ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 03, 2011 | 4.4 / 5 (5) | 1
Are today's youth really more materialistic and less motivated than past generations, or do adults tend to perceive moral weakness in the next generation?
Psychology & Psychiatry May 01, 2013 | 4.5 / 5 (4) | 0
A Loyola study of high school students provides new evidence that a person's circle of friends may influence his or her weight.
Health Jul 09, 2012 | 4.3 / 5 (4) | 0 |
New research from the University of Montreal shows that inattention, rather than hyperactivity, is the most important indicator when it comes to finishing a high school education. "Children with attention problems need preventative ...
Attention deficit disorders Aug 29, 2011 | 5 / 5 (3) | 2
Students who date in middle school have significantly worse study skills, are four times more likely to drop out of school and report twice as much alcohol, tobacco and marijuana use than their single classmates, ...
Health Mar 15, 2013 | 3 / 5 (4) | 1
(Medical Xpress) -- Adolescents' expectations of an early death can predict their economic futures more than a decade later, according to a new study from the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health.
Health Apr 10, 2012 | 3.7 / 5 (3) | 0
School absenteeism is a significant problem, and students who are frequently absent from school more often have symptoms of psychiatric disorders. A new longitudinal study of more than 17,000 youths has found that frequently ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 22, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Texting while driving, speeding and back-seat hanky-panky aren't all that parents need to worry about when their kids are in cars: Add secondhand smoke to the list.
Health Feb 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 7
(Medical Xpress) -- Whether or not you know any high school students that actually get nine hours of sleep each night, thats what federal guidelines currently prescribe.
Health Feb 10, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
(HealthDay) -- Think married men and women show their love in vastly different ways? Not necessarily.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 31, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Despite advances in health care and increases in life expectancy overall, Americans with less than a high school education have life expectancies similar to adults in the 1950s and 1960s.
Health Aug 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(HealthDay)—Teens with smartphones are more likely to have sex and meet others online for sex than teens without Internet access on their phones, according to a new study.
Health Oct 30, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 3 |
High school is the name used in some parts of the world (in particular the United Kingdom, Northern America and also Oceania) to describe an institution which provides all or part of secondary education. The term "high school" originated in Scotland, Great Britain with the world's oldest being the Royal High School (Edinburgh) in 1505, and spread to the New World countries as the high prestige that the Scottish educational system had at the time led several countries to employ Scottish educators to develop their state education systems.
The Royal High School was used as a model for the first public high school in the United States, the English High School founded in Boston, Massachusetts, in 1821. The precise stage of schooling provided by a high school differs from country to country, and may vary within the same jurisdiction. In all of New Zealand and Malaysia along with parts of Australia and Canada, high school is synonymous with secondary school, and encompasses the entire secondary stage of education.
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