Youth Resources

Supreme Court Cases That Teens Should Know

  • Freedom of Speech at School - Tinker v. Des Moines (1969)
  • Student Journalism and the FirstAmendment - Hazelwood School District v. Kuhlmeier
  • Student Athletes and Drug Testing - Vernonia School District v. Action (1995)
  • Privacy Rights at School - New Jersey v. T.L.O (1985) 
  • School Discipline - Ingraham v. Wright (1977) 
  • School Prayer - Santa FeIndependent School District v. Jane Doe (2000) 
  • Juveniles and Serious Crimes/Trying Teenagers as Adults - Kent v. United States (1966)
  • Student Clubs - West Side Community Schools v. Mergens (1990)
  • Affirmative Action in College - Grutter v. Bollinger (2003)
  • Constitutional Rights at Home - DeShaney v. Winnebago County Social Services (1989)

Making a difference requires both the juvenile justice system, and community and parent involvement.


All teens deserve our help. This is not just a problem for their families; it’s a problem AND opportunity for us all.


For more information, visit our Organizations page or check out our Resources, as well as resources specific to Parents and Youth.