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Why High School Students Need More Than College Prep

For nearly 70 years, one of the nation's largest student organizations has hammered home this message - teenagers need job skills whether they're headed to college or not. And students are listening.

We Ah Wi Javelin
Middle DJ Snake
Wave Tulpa
Trip to the Stix Monophonics
Collard Greens [Explicit] ScHoolboy Q & Kendrick Lamar

Singer and actress Heather Headley (center) returns to Broadway after 15 years to wow audiences in her role as Shug Avery in a revival of The Color Purple. Matthew Murphy/Matthew Murphy hide caption

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Second Acts: Heather Headley Is Back On Broadway — After A '15-Year Intermission'

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Police tape blocks off a street where a 16-year-old was shot and killed and another 18-year-old was shot and wounded on the on April 25 in Chicago. Joshua Lott/Getty Images hide caption

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For Stopping A Pandemic Of Gun Violence, Let's Look To The Flu

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