After Maceo, 17, got a ticket for being late to school, he helped change the law so students will be treated more fairly.
We knew we needed to prepare before we spoke before the council. If we only complained about the truancy tickets they’d probably think we wanted to get rid of the ticket policy just so we could be late. I wanted them to know how scared I felt when I got the ticket, how it made me feel like a juvenile delinquent, and how worried my mom and I were about getting a $250 fine.
Realizing that other students have more advantages makes Andrea, 17, worried about getting into college.
With more than two dozen programs at Los Angeles-area community colleges, you can get training to make a living out of helping the environment.
A new law lets youth stay in foster care until age 20 so they’re less likely to become homeless.
Shivani, 16, loves connecting to her culture through Bollywood dancing.
Silvia and Aaron say that if you're a fan of the book then go see The Hunger Games movie immediately.