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Merced Residents Call For Increased Investment In Youth

Posted  April 23, 2014  by  Alyssa Castro

Merced County has the highest jobless rate for teens in the San Joaquin Valley, with an unemployment rate for 16-19 year olds twice the rate for those over 20. Raising the issue of investing in Merced youth is certainly important in the face of such widespread unemployment. As Jimenez said at the press conference, “all we want is a chance. We’re willing to work for it. Are city leaders willing to work with us by making the investment?”

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Health

Teens and Stress

Posted  April 23, 2014  by  We'Ced

The APA says stress can either be an immediate reaction to something temporary, or an experience that can last quite a while when stressors are constant. Stressors are individual internal or external things that induce stress. Stress is dangerous when it affects someone’s ability to function normally for an extended period of time. These findings led We’Ced to a robust discussion on what stress and stressors look like locally, as well as stress management strategies.

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Community

What Our Schools Need–A Student’s Eye View

Posted  January 28, 2014  by  We'Ced

YouthWire asked high school students from across the state to weigh in on that question, using photographs and their own words. The State Board will vote Jan. 16 on what is expected to be the final version of the new funding law.

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Richard Sherman, Race and Coded Language

Posted  January 28, 2014  by  We'Ced

Photo: AP Photo/Elaine Thompson Editor’s Note: Following the NFC Championship on January 19th, where the Seattle Seahawks defeated the San Francisco 49ers, much attention was paid to Richard Sherman, a player from Seattle. A brief but passionate post-game interview with Sherman became national news. Framed as an angry rant, the continued usage of the word […]

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Education

When Substitute Teachers Go Wrong

Posted  December 10, 2013  by  We'Ced

Having substitute teachers can create confusion for students, and it happens frequently. According to a 2012 study conducted by the Center for American Progress, 36 percent of teachers nationally were absent more than 10 days during the 2009-10 school year. The findings are based on an analysis of 56,837 elementary, middle and high schools.

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Merced Residents Call For Increased Investment In Youth

Merced County has the highest jobless rate for teens in the San Joaquin Valley, with an unemployment rate for 16-19 year olds twice the rate for those over 20. Raising the issue of investing in Merced youth is certainly importa...
by Alyssa Castro
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keirstenmarie

Teens and Stress

The APA says stress can either be an immediate reaction to something temporary, or an experience that can last quite a while when stressors are constant. Stressors are individual internal or external things that induce stress. ...
by We'Ced
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lcff_classrooms

What Our Schools Need–A Student’s Eye View

YouthWire asked high school students from across the state to weigh in on that question, using photographs and their own words. The State Board will vote Jan. 16 on what is expected to be the final version of the new funding law.
by We'Ced
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Richard Sherman

Richard Sherman, Race and Coded Language

Photo: AP Photo/Elaine Thompson Editor’s Note: Following the NFC Championship on January 19th, where the Seattle Seahawks defeated the San Francisco 49ers, much attention was paid to Richard Sherman, a player from Seattle. A ...
by We'Ced
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Youth Journalism

I started out like most any young person would, unsure of what to write about. As I continued going to our bi-weekly meetings, I got more comfortable with the group as they accepted me for who I am. By them not judging me or ne...
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