In some classrooms, simply raising your hand can mean the difference between an A and a B! Is it fair for participation to influence grades—or should teachers stick to traditional evaluations?

Elite competitions, intense training, elaborate strategy—are video games worthy of legitimate sports status? Two teens take sides.

Here’s what it’s really like to have an anxiety disorder—and why more teens are being diagnosed than ever before.

Turns out ... they’re probably not! Here’s why your family frustrations are more common than you think—and how you can learn to deal.

Naomi, 17, covers her head to honor her Muslim faith. She’s also teaching other teens to understand religious differences. 

How to win: Choose a healthy meal when you’re starving—and avoid the millions of junk-food obstacles in your path. Our real teen contestants did it—and so can you!

When his uncle lost his home, Isaac leapt into action. The 18-year-old organized a massive backpack drive that served 3,000 other struggling families.


Make a difference this holiday season by collecting food for the hungry—or whatever your community needs most.


Some teens are protesting mandatory BMI (body mass index) screenings in phys ed classes. Are these checks vital to your health—or harmful?


A bad apology can ruin a relationship, but there’s science behind a solid one. Here’s how to own up the right way.