Below, the February 2019 edition of Teenagers in The Times. This roundup of the news and feature stories about young people that have recently appeared across sections of NYTimes.com appears on the first Thursday of each month during the school year.
With Deilab, students get hands-on lessons in science, technology, engineering, art and math, and they learn about resilience.
In a class-action lawsuit, three women claim Yale has fostered an environment where alcohol-fueled gatherings at fraternity houses dictate the undergraduate social scene.
When it comes to integration at New York City’s most competitive high schools, Asian-American alumni have many different reactions.
The burden of explaining black history often falls on black students. That’s not fair.
The report took aim at school district borders, which it said wall off wealthier communities and, crucially, the money their property taxes raise.
“Our country has most of the best colleges in the world. Students should be able to afford them, and borrowers should not be crushed by debts,” states this Opinion essay.
As they struggle to keep up with the demand, many schools are hiring more staff members and trying new approaches.
“Don’t find yourself; find a vocation,” says this writer.
The College Board came up with a surprising conclusion about keys to success for college and life.
Civics, Politics, Economics and Business
This open-minded drama features strong performances and characters who speak in refreshingly unadorned dialogue.
High schoolers, jump scares and songs are a tantalizing mix. But Preston Max Allen’s meandering show squanders a promising concept.
Raw and empathetic, Suzannah Herbert and Lauren Belfer’s vérité portrait of four high-school wrestlers disdains forced uplift.
Thanks to “PEN15,” “Eighth Grade” and “Big Mouth,” the awkward, weird and sex-obsessed pubescent girl is having a moment.
The weird kid sister of “Broad City” and “Eighth Grade,” this Hulu comedy remembers middle school painfully well.
The teenage Wasp has inherited her father’s mission for justice. Like him, she must also learn to live with a mental health condition.
Anderson’s novel “Speak” broke open the silence about teenagers and sexual assault. Now “Shout” aims to help other victims find their voices.