Feb
25
2015
Roberto, age 15, was at his junior prom waiting for some friends to pick him up to go to an after party. He was spotted stumbling around the school parking lot and appeared to be drinking from an...
Jennifer Diaz, Ed.S., LPC is a School Counselor at White Oak Elementary School in Buford, Georgia and a finalist for the American School Counseling Association’s 2015 School Counselor of the Year.
Feb
12
2015
With all the focus on college and career readiness that our educational world is feeling, I consider myself lucky.  In fact, I’ve always considered myself lucky to have had a direction...
Feb
10
2015
FCCLA@TheTable has been gaining momentum: Family, Career and Community Leaders of America has more than 26,000 meals pledged for this national campaign, which asks youth to take a...
NHTSA's Roadside Survey data shows drunk driving is down and drugged driving is up significantly.
Feb
06
2015
Today, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) released the fifth National Roadside Survey (NRS) since 1973. The NRS is designed to estimate the prevalence of drinking and driving...
Oct
24
2014
How are you taking part in National Teen Driver Safety Week? Parents, are you talking with your teens about the dangers of texting while driving? Educators, are...
Sep
08
2014
It is 6am and I am sitting in the Ottawa International Airport for the final time. It is with great excitement that I am leaving the city I have called home for the last decade. Back when I was a new...
Jaime Borg is the Principal at Glebe Elementary School.
Sep
02
2014
Another Labor Day has passed and for many people that means the end of swim season and the start of the new school year. As Principal of Glebe Elementary School in Arlington, Virginia, I always look...
Rebecca Gale talks about what a drinking infraction can do to your career.
Aug
21
2014
Not all of us have perfect histories. Surely there is something--an event of poor judgment, a decision of badly timed calculations, a private email sent to a larger list--which we’d rather go...
Jun
27
2014
Sheriff John Whetsel is the Sheriff of Oklahoma County, Oklahoma and currently serves as Chair of the National Sheriffs’ Association Traffic Safety Committee. Formerly, he served as the Chief...
Current underage drinking, binge drinking and lifetime consumption of alcohol is down among America’s high school students, and long-term trends in underage drinking continue to show declining rates of consumption, according to the latest youth study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Jun
13
2014
Our nation’s high schoolers are drinking less, according to the latest youth study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Current underage drinking, binge drinking and lifetime...

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