Updated on 7 Jul, at 6: These youngsters are surrounded by innumerable problems which in turn, makes them little rebellious too.
Tap here to turn on desktop notifications to get the news sent straight to you. Kennedy We believe each generation looks for new inventions, new innovation and new symbols because it considers itself to be brighter and luckier than the one before it.
Also, we believe each generation is more progressive than the generation before it because it improves on that generation. We are always optimistic for coming generations, and we think they will have much more opportunity than we have.
However, this view has been changing in the U. Several new studies show that the American educational system needs to be improved, there has been a tremendous rise in the number of suicides among college students, finding jobs is a big challenge and marriage and birth rates are decreasing.
Family structure is getting weaker. The percentage of high school dropouts in the U. Last June, in Washington, D. According to the College Board, students drop out of high school in the U.
To represent each student, school desks were arrayed near the Washington Monument.
The action was organized to help people including the presidential candidates to visualize how big the problem is. Also, the success of public schools is questionable. Just last September, we found out that high school graduates scored a four-decade low in reading on the SAT.
Additionally, college suicide rates are, alarmingly, on the rise. A study conducted by the University of Virginia discovered that suicide is the leading cause of death among U. Furthermore, finishing high school and completing a college degree is not enough for success because finding a job is a tremendous challenge.
What timing for new college students! So those freshmen had to adapt to the collapsing U. There are many new college graduates looking for a job, although their youthful optimism has been extinguished by the poor job market in the U.
A Harvard University Institute of Politics survey conducted over last March and April shows that young Americans in their early 20s are pessimistic about immediate job opportunities.
On top of this, Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis says, "The recession has reconfirmed the value of having a college degree in a globally competitive job market. The depressing labor market has mainly hurt the 9. On the other hand, marriage has been falling for years.
In a study, the Pew Research Center found that inbarely half of U. It seems everything is related to the economy. When the economy is growing there are more job opportunities. When people have solid jobs they think of marriage and starting a family. Also, a dream of having a good, high-paying job is a great motivation to students for academic success.
Chloe Sevigny, 37, an American film actress and fashion icon, says: I feel sorry for the kids today. Samuelson in The Washington Post once. That question is worth taking seriously and giving serious thought to. Young people are on their way to making a start in a prosperous world, yet everything is collapsing around them.
Most probably the U.The Most Common Problems Teenagers Face Today. Teenagers face real problems on a daily basis during the most awkward growth stages . Today’s youth must face today’s problem of sin.
It comes through drugs, alcoholic beverages (America’s number one drug problem), temptations to immorality, dishonesty, lack of respect for authority and forsaking God. Below are the top 10 issues facing our youth today. Single Parent Households. the egregious being The Secret Lives of an American Teenager and Teen Mom, to name two.
Music is a culprit as well. You can’t blame single parent homes on the problems with youths today. Single parent homes aren’t the problem, it’s parents who just.
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The Problems of American Youth 1. Introduction This report briefly presents the problems of American youth. It consists of six parts. The first one deals with the general understanding of the teenagers in general. To mark International Youth Day on Tuesday, we asked young people on Twitter which issues they would like to see given more attention.
The most common response was jobs, which reflects an. What is the most important problem facing American children today?
According to the Academic Pediatric Association and the American Academy of Pediatrics, it is the effects of poverty on the.