ERIC Number: ED429671
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
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Attitudes and Opinions from the Nation's High Achieving Teens: 29th Annual Survey of High Achievers.
Who's Who among American High School Students, Lake Forest, IL.
This report presents the 1998 statistical findings of the annual survey to determine the attitudes of national high school student leaders. Questionnaires were completed by 3,123 high school juniors and seniors, all of whom were selected for recognition in "Who's Who among American High School Students." In addition to demographic information, the report details responses regarding the following areas of student life and contemporary issues: (1) education; (2) school violence; (3) weapons and violence; (4) Clinton-Lewinsky affair; (5) attitudes toward media; (6) sexual harassment and assault; (7) cheating/misconduct; (8) sexual behavior and attitudes; (9) condom distribution in school; (10) abortion; (11) cigarettes, alcohol and drugs; (12) peer pressure; (13) teen trends; (14) parental involvement; (15) future/aspirations; (16) important influences; (17) family meal time; (18) happiness; (19)suicide; (20) internet usage; (21) extracurricular activities; (22) generation's greatest crisis; (23) prejudice; (24) sexual orientation; and (25) affirmative action. (LBT)
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Descriptive
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Authoring Institution: Who's Who among American High School Students, Lake Forest, IL.