St. Louis BeaconNine Network of Public Media
Participate Today

Truancy and teen driving supension - does it work?

By Sydney Meyer, Nine Network PIN analyst

State laws linking truancy and suspension of drivers license for teens under 18 has mixed results – the jury is still out on its impact.

The following article questions its effect for several important reasons especially the lack of understanding of “why” teens drop out of school.  Read

Continue reading Truancy and teen driving supension – does it work?

Should teens be kept in — or outside — the Loop?

By Robert Joiner, Beacon staff

Richard Rosenfeld and his wife were enjoying a sidewalk meal at the now closed Riddles’ restaurant in the Delmar Loop one evening last summer when an unsettling incident occurred. It began with the sights and sounds of dozens of noisy teenagerss running up and down Delmar

Continue reading Should teens be kept in — or outside — the Loop?

About the Public Insight Network
The St. Louis Beacon online publication and the Nine Network invite you to share your knowledge, observations and expertise as a participant in the Public Insight Network (PIN). We need the insights of people in our region to help inform our work as we address issues of concern and tell the stories of our community. Read More >
KETC/Channel 9The Nine Network is a nonprofit public media organization strengthening civic life through the resources of public television, a robust website, interactive online tools, and community engagement. Our mission is to bring St. Louis together as we connect our region to the world and the world to St. Louis. Our vision is a proud and confident community ignited by the spirit of possibility.
St. Louis BeaconThe St. Louis Beacon is a non-profit, online publication dedicated to news that matters for people in our region. A beacon is a light to steer by. Our Beacon shines with quality reporting—frequently updated and featuring depth, context and continuity. We provide thoughtful discussion from many points of view and connect you with good sources of information elsewhere.
Home  /  About  /  FAQ’s  /  Privacy Policy  /  Sign Up
Copyright © 2009-11
All Rights Reserved  Subscribe to Our RSS Feed