Challenges and Successes in Work and School

Adolescent psychological distress, unemployment, and the Great Recession: Evidence from the National Longitudinal Study of Youth 1997  M. Egan et al., Social Science & Medicine, May 2016

Advocating the inclusion of adolescent work experience as part of routine preventive care  C.W. Runyan, Journal of Adolescent Health, September 2007

Assessing the impact of school-based health centers on academic achievement and college preparation efforts: Using propensity score matching to assess school-level data in California  M. Bersamin et al., Journal of School Nursing, August 2016

Building pathways to postsecondary success for low-income young men of color  L. Harris & A.E. Duke-Benfield, Chapter 9 of Changing places: How communities will improve the health of boys of color, University of California Press, 2010

Building social capital to promote adolescent wellbeing: A qualitative study with teens in a Latino agricultural community  M. Raymond-Flesch et al., BMC Public Health, February 2017

Can you skip 47 days of English class and still graduate from high school?  D. St. George & J.W. Moyer, Washington Post, May 25, 2019

Coming soon to the SAT: An 'adversity score' offering a snapshot of challenges students face  N. Anderson & S. Svrluga, Washington Post, May 16, 2019

A day of immersive physiology experiments increases knowledge and excitement towards physiology and scientific careers in Native American students  B.K. Becker et al., Advances in Physiology Education, March 2017

Development and validation of an assessment tool for a national young worker curriculum  R.J. Guerin et al., American Journal of Industrial Medicine, November 2016

Doctors of tomorrow: An innovative curriculum connecting underrepresented minority high school students to medical school  J. Derck et al., Education for Health, December 2016

Does higher education hone cognitive functioning and learning efficacy? Findings from a large and diverse sample  B. Guerra-Carrillo et al., PLoS One, August 2017

Early child care and adolescent functioning at the end of high school: Results from the NICHD Study of Early Child Care and Youth Development  D.L. Vandell et al., Developmental Psychology, October 2016

Effect of retention in elementary grades on grade 9 motivation for educational attainment  H. Cham et al., Journal of School Psychology, February 2015

The effect of working for pay on adolescent tobacco use  R. Ramchand et al., American Journal of Public Health, November 2007

The effects of employment among adolescents at-risk for future substance use  K.C. Osilla et al., Addictive Behaviors, March 2013

Eight pieces of wisdom for parents sending a child off to college  J. Nesbit, Washington Post, August 19, 2019

Elite US college admissions: Could the quest for admission increase overuse injury risk?  D.C. Schwebel & J. Yang, Journal of Injury & Violence Research, July 2016

Exploring differences in the content of job interviews between youth with and without a physical disability  S. Lindsay & A.M. DePape, PLoS One, March 2015

Graduation rate improves for students with disabilities  S. Heasley, Disability Scoop, December 5, 2017

How do they do it? The immigrant paradox in the transition to adulthood  S.L. Hofferth & U.J. Moon, Social Science Research, May 2016

How lessons from abroad are uplifting youth in the United States  J. Ng'andu, Culture of Health Blog, August 23, 2017

How states can reduce the dropout rate for undocumented immigrant youth: The effects of in-state resident tuition policies  S. Potochnick, Social Science Research, May 2014

Impact of cancer on work and education among adolescent and young adult cancer survivors  H.M. Parsons et al., Journal of Clinical Oncology, July 2012

Improving numeracy through values affirmation enhances decision and STEM outcomes  E. Peters et al., PLoS One, July 2017

Increasing graduation rates in our nation's public high schools  Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, July 27, 2017

Is obesity associated with school dropout? Key developmental and ethnic differences  H.I. Lanza & D.Y. Huang, Journal of School Health, October 2015

Jobs and college pose big challenges for young people with autism  S. Hensley, Shots: Health News from NPR, May 14, 2012

JobTIPS: A transition to employment program for individuals with autism spectrum disorders  D.C. Strickland et al., Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, October 2013

A longitudinal study of the association of adolescent polydrug use, alcohol use and high school non-completion  A.B. Kelly et al, Addiction, April 2015

Measuring the success of a pipeline program to increase nursing workforce diversity  J.R. Katz et al, Journal of Professional Nursing, February 2016

Mini-med school for Aboriginal youth: Experiential science outreach to tackle systemic barriers  R.I. Henderson et al., Medical Education Online, December 2015

Moving and union formation in the transition to adulthood in the United States  B.J. Jang & A.R. Snyder, Advances in Life Course Research, March 2015

Non-completion of upper secondary school among female and male young adults in an Arctic sociocultural context: The NAAHS study  E.V. Bania et al., BMC Public Health, September 2016

Parents worry schools overlook girls who aren't college-bound  C. Sanchez, NPR's Morning Edition, December 11, 2013

Perceived stress, coping, and cortisol reactivity in daily life: A study of adolescents during the first year of college  M.R. Sladek et al., Biological Psychology, May 2016

Perceptions of high-achieving African American/Black tenth graders from a low socioeconomic community regarding health scientists and desired careers  B. Boekeloo et al., Journal of Allied Health, August 2014

A public health perspective on school dropout and adult outcomes: A prospective study of risk and protective factors from age 5 to 27 years  J.E. Lansford et al., Journal of Adolescent Health, June 2016

Reframing school dropout as a public health issue  N. Freudenberg & J. Ruglis, Preventing Chronic Disease, October 2007

Residential mobility during adolescence: Do even "upward" moves predict dropout risk?  M.W. Metzger et al., Social Science Research, September 2015

The role of intrinsic motivation in the pursuit of health science-related careers among youth from underrepresented low socioeconomic populations  B.O. Boekeloo et al., Journal of Urban Health, October 2015

Should I apply to medical school? High school students and barriers to application  D. Whalen et al., Canadian Journal of Rural Medicine, Spring 2016

A summer academic research experience for disadvantaged youth  C. Kabacoff et al., CBE Life Sciences Education, Fall 2013

Teenage employment and career readiness  K.M. Greene & J. Staff, New Directions for Youth Development, 2012

Twelfth-grade student work intensity linked to later educational attainment and substance use: New longitudinal evidence  J.G. Bachman et al., Developmental Psychology, March 2011

Using technology to expand the classroom in time, space, and diversity  Integrative and Comparative Biology, November 2015

The value of educational degrees in turbulent economic times: Evidence from the Youth Development Study  M. Vuolo et al., Social Science Research, May 2016

What makes siblings different? The development of sibling differences in academic achievement and interests  A.C. Jensen & S.M. McHale, Journal of Psychology, June 2015

Who is at risk for persistent mathematics difficulties in the United States?  P.L. Morgan et al., Journal of Learning Disabilities, June 2016

Young adults with autism can thrive in high-tech jobs  L Silverman, Shots: Health News from NPR, April 22, 2013