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Teen travel troubles

High school travelers' troubles abroad underscore questions parents need to ask when looking for a good study or service abroad program.

Bully pulpits: Books about dealing with meanies

Check out these books to learn more about dealing with and preventing bullying.

A weighty problem

Think you know why Generation XXL has swelled its ranks? Check out these five surprising and suspected supersizers.

What teachers know: Roy Hudson

An award-winning high school teacher on helping kids like themselves.

Talkin' 'bout the birds and the bees

Everything you wanted to know about sex ed but were afraid to ask.

Top discipline mistakes parents of older kids make

How to get your tween and teen to behave, and achieve more harmony at home.

Feeding eating disorders

How the new anti-obesity campaigns in our schools may backfire.

7 dangerous teen trends

High school alcohol and drug use is on the decline, But older kids are finding dangerous ways to push boundaries. Here are 7 of the most frightening teen trends.

Standing up for his son

Eleven-year-old Ty Field-Smalley took his life after being harassed at school. Ever since, his father has made it his mission to fight bullying.

Bitter Melon

An excerpt from Cara Chow's new novel about growing up the daughter of a strict and demanding Chinese mother.