Meet The Miami Teens Behind A Bill Aimed At Preventing Opioid Overdose Deaths In Schools
Asher Lieberman has been obsessed with diseases since he was little.
FIU Study: Sleep-Deprived Teens More Likely To Carry Handguns, Even To School
Sleep-deprived adolescents are more likely to carry handguns, even to school, according to new research from Florida International University. FIU researchers found middle- and high-school students who sleep four or fewer hours a night were 40 percent more likely to report having carried a handgun than their peers sleeping eight or more hours, according to the study, published in a recent issue of the academic journal Sleep Health. Further, the students who got less sleep were 85 percent more likely to say they brought a handgun to school in the previous year. That’s after adjusting for other demographic and social elements that could affect students’ sleep quantity or propensity to carry handguns, such as their neighborhood conditions, their relationships with their parents, whether they have been involved in gangs and whether they have been victims of bullying. “We tried to account for as many factors as possible that we thought might explain away the correlation that we observed,”
Nonprofit Offers Year Of College Courses, Job Training For Young People In South Florida
Ada Reyes studied graphic design in her home country of Venezuela, but she had to leave her university because she couldn’t afford to continue. Later, she moved to Doral. “Personally, I never thought I was going to be able to study again,” Reyes said.
Miami Teens Hope Their Magazine Will Convince Congress To Take Action On Preventing Mass Shootings
The morning after the Feb. 14, 2018, Parkland shooting, Miami-Dade middle school teacher Kelsey Major stood in front of his speech-and-debate class and had no idea what to say.
A State Senator — And Buddy, The Little Blue Dog — Help Social Workers Teach Kids About Sexual Abuse
Miami-Dade County Public Schools is using a sexual abuse prevention curriculum developed by a Broward senator’s foundation to meet a new state mandate for teaching about human trafficking.